New Deacons Reflect Diversity of BrooklynOrdination Is Culmination of Five-Year Program for Men From Many ProfessionsThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn’s 19 new deacons represent the ethnic diversity of this borough. … Full Article
One of the youngest pastors in the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn marked the 10th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood by celebrating a mass on Sunday and then serving as the guest of honor at a crowded reception that a group of parishioners had secretly planned as a surprise for him. … Full Article
A fundraiser for a Bensonhurst Catholic school will look like the Auto Show at the Javits Center, thanks to members of a car club who plan to share their love of hot rods with the public to help out the religious educational institution financially. … Full Article
Challah if you hear me.
Nearly 300 Jewish women from all over brownstone Brooklyn packed into the Prospect Park Picnic House to learn the spiritual secrets and customs of making challah bread during Challah On The Park on Thursday night. … Full Article
The Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust has awarded Kane Street Synagogue $750,000 to restore the façade, including the east and west towers, of its historic sanctuary. Synagogue member Amy Goldman Fowler, trustee of the trust, informed the synagogue of the award on March 27. … Full Article