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NYC priest ordained Albany's 10th Catholic bishop

New York City
ALBANY— The cathedral filled with applause as New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan placed the bishop's miter on the head of the Rev. Monsignor Edward Scharfenberger, ordained Thursday as the 10th bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Albany. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 9

Milestones In Faith … Full Article

Brooklyn community fills Borough Hall to honor Rabbi Potasnik

Brooklyn Boro
“Nobody in the world, no one, looks out for rabbis like Rabbi Joe Potasnik.” … Full Article

More than 2,000 attend meeting with de Blasio at Brooklyn Bridge Marriott

Downtown
More than 2,000 faith and community leaders working with the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation filled ballrooms at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday for an assembly to accelerate efforts to improve the standard of living for their fellow New Yorkers. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 3

Noted Arab Israeli Author, Satirist Speaks at Congregation Mount Sinai Arab-Israeli writer and satirist Sayed Kashua comes to Congregation Mount Sinai next Monday for a talk and book signing. … Full Article

Antiochian Orthodox Metropolitan PHILIP dies, church grew under his 48-year leadership

The Most Rev. Metropolitan PHILIP Saliba, head of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese in North America, died March 19, according to the church’s chancery in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 83. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 26

Brooklyn Boro
Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral Holds Special Services during Great Lent St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral (355 State St., Boerum Hill) provides special services during the season of great and Holy Lent. … Full Article

For Sandy victims in Brighton Beach, Purim story has a double meaning

Brighton Beach
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services on March 17 treated the Brighton Beach community, which was seriously affected during Hurricane Sandy, to a festive Purim party at Tatiana restaurant on Brighton Beach Avenue as part of the UJA-Federation’s Post-Sandy Community Outreach Pro … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 19

Brooklyn Boro
Assumption Church’s Leykam Family Honored at St. Patrick-St. Joseph Dinner … Full Article

Metropolitan Council delivers food to families for Purim

Flatbush
The Purim holiday which took place this past weekend was a lot more festive for hundreds of people in Brooklyn, thanks to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, which distributed food packages to families in Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park and Borough Park as part of its Kosher Food Network. … Full Article

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