Catholic Relief Services Chairman Bishop Mansour wants to share agency’s work more widely among Catholics

The humanitarian work of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and its partner agencies directed toward refugees in the Middle East deserves far more attention than it has received and Maronite Bishop Gregory J. Mansour says it’s time Catholics in the pew knew about it. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Dec. 22

Christmas Pageant’s Message: Room for Everyone at the Inn Joy was evident at the Christmas pageant that the children and teens of Assumption Church in the North Heights presented last Friday. And they had their part in choreographing the sugar plum dance. … Full Article

Ready for Christmas in Dyker Heights

The elaborate and over-the-top Christmas decorations that Dyker Heights residents put up outside their homes each holiday season garner worldwide attention and lure thousands of tourists to the neighborhood. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn For Dec. 9

Healing, Transforming Lives Were Themes of BP Adams’ Interfaith Clergy Breakfast
Borough President Eric L. Adams emphatically told a group of clergy from Brooklyn that all persons are interconnected and what happens to one person affects everyone else. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Nov. 30

Ten New Inductees Enter 2016 Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame Declaring that Brooklyn is in their blood, 10 new inductees joined the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame. … Full Article

St. Mary’s Church to hold annual Christmas boutique

In what’s become a yearly tradition, St. Mary’s Antiochian Church on 81st Street and Ridge Blvd. in Bay Ridge will hold its popular Christmas boutique on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s own St. Raphael venerated at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral

Father Thomas Zain, dean of St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, celebrated the Feast of St. Raphael of Brooklyn. The vigil, held on Nov. 4, began promptly at 6 p.m. with Great Vespers and Artoklasia, with Festal Orthros and the Divine Liturgy.   … Full Article

Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame will honor 10 who have enhanced life in borough

Howard Teich, founding chair of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative (BJHI), explains, “BJHI was created to tell the extraordinary story of Brooklyn’s Jewish community. The Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame recognizes leading Brooklynites who have truly made a difference in the world.” … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Nov. 4

Brooklyn Brandeis Society Program on Kristallnacht Welcomes German Consul General Brita Wagener … Full Article

Series on Israel conversations begins this Sunday

“How Do We Talk About Israel?” A series of talks this fall designed to nurture civil discourse will engage the community on the complexities of this question surrounding Israeli politics and diplomacy. … Full Article


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