Religion

Faith In Brooklyn for May 27

Franciscan Friar Ordained to Priesthood Will Serve in Latin and Maronite Rites Contributed by Leila Vogl and Salma Vahdat: Parishioners, Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for May 19

St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral Underwent $18.5 Million Restoration Project Cardinal Egan Is Among Special Guests
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NYC defends use of Muslim police informants

The New York Police Department disbanded a unit that once tracked the everyday lives of Muslims, but it has taken a tough stance in a heated legal battle over its continuing use of Muslim informants in terror threat investigations. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for May 12

Grace Church’s Newly Restored Sanctuary Featured in Sacred Sites Open House … Full Article

Bay Ridge church pastors ask MTA for mercy

Sitting in a pew during mass at Saint Anselm Catholic Church is like “riding the train,” said the Rev. Msgr. John Maloney, the church’s pastor. The reason? The church, located on 82nd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge, sits above the R subway line. … Full Article

St. Paul’s Church presents spring concerts

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts the Empire City Men’s Chorus … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 30

Brooklyn Churches Express Joy as Two Beloved Popes Are Canonized as Saints Celebration Is Especially Meaningful for Parish with Polish Heritage One could feel the joyful reverence everywhere. … Full Article

Bensonhurst celebrates the new saints

Roman Catholic parishes in Bensonhurst and Borough Park were packed on Sunday as Brooklyn celebrated the canonization to sainthood of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. In particular, the canonizations had special meanings for St. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Catholic parishes will celebrate long-awaited sainthood of two Popes

Roman Catholic parishes around the Diocese of Brooklyn will celebrate as two beloved popes are canonized as saints this weekend. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Jewish Center draws young families into the faith

Bay Ridge is becoming known in Brooklyn for its large and rapidly growing population of Arab-Americans, many of whom live near busy Fifth Avenue, where they shop in halal meat markets and buy clothing in boutiques catering to a Middle Eastern clientele. … Full Article

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