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