Dozens of churches in Southern Brooklyn will be getting a helping hand from an unexpected source when they decorate their parishes with trees, lights, wreaths, angels and mangers for the Christmas season this year. … Full Article
Three Catholic parishes in Brooklyn Heights joined forces on Oct. 26 for a Procession for Peace. Praying the rosary for peace in torn parts of the Middle East, particularly Israel, Lebanon and Syria, the participants walked solemnly from St. … Full Article
This week’s column explores music of all kinds as an inspiration for prayer and dialogue with God, and how some experience silent contemplation—the pause—also as a form of music. The reader can find events throughout the Borough this coming week.
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Members of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, a religious group within the Catholic Church, will gather for a dinner on Oct. 23 to raise money to pay for structural repairs to their cathedral. … Full Article
Clergy, Elected Leaders Join Forces To Prevent Further Hate CrimesOne Suspect Now Under Arrest
“A hate crime against one group, one religion, one individual, is a hate crime against all of us. And that’s why we have to stand united.” … Full Article
Remsen St. became a block party on Thursday night as members of the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Congregation B'nai Avraham spilled out onto the street to dance with Torah scrolls. They were celebrating Simchat Torah (or Joy of Torah). … Full Article