Religion

Brooklyn joins nation in mourning Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor

The Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, widely considered to be the dean of the nation’s black preachers and “the poet laureate of American Protestantism,” died on April 5 at the age of 96. The Rev. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Jewish community gathers for Holocaust Remembrance Day programs

St. Francis College, continuing a strong interfaith educational tradition, welcomes Rabbi Joseph Potasnik and Cantor Shira Lissek for its annual Yom HaShoah commemoration on Thursday, April 16, at 11:10am in the College’s Founders Hall. … Full Article

Diocese of Brooklyn sponsors mass of hope and healing for survivors of sexual abuse

Survivors of sexual abuse by members of the clergy have partnered with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to sponsor a Mass of Hope and Healing this Wednesday. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 8

Interfaith Freedom’s Feast Weaves Together Hope, Love, Solidarity Prominent Faith Leaders From AroundNYC And Brooklyn Offer Reflections … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 1

Manhattan Beach Jewish Center Nominated For State, National Registers of Historic Places Assemblymember Cymbrowitz Calls Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged Building ‘A Real Survivor’ … Full Article

Elected officials help distribute food for Passover

Elected officials pitched in to help a charitable group give out free food for Passover during a distribution effort at the Brooklyn Navy Yard that was organized like a precise military operation. … Full Article

St. Finbar kids show adults the meaning of Good Friday

The children turned into teachers and the adults sat back in their pews and became students for a night at Saint Finbar Catholic Church in Bath Beach as students from the parish’s Religious Education School offered a dramatic presentation of the Stations of the Cross to help parishioners pr … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 27

Freedom’s Feast at BAM Café Offers Chance to Share Each Other’s Traditions April 4 Chosen for its Significance to Faith and Civil Rights Observances A diverse society that unites people — that’s New York City’s trademark. … Full Article

SCLC and SCOPE announce 50th anniversary reunion

Former volunteers from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s SCOPE Project, which registered African-American voters in the South during the summer of 1965, during the heyday of the Civil Rights Movement, are having their 50th anniversary reunion in  … Full Article

St. Anselm retreat helps parishioners understand Lent

Lent, the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday, is usually a time of reflection and prayer by Catholics. … Full Article

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