Religion

The Rev. Franklin Goldthwaite Sherrill II, rector emeritus of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights died on Sunday. He was 87 years old and was a resident of Moultonborough, N.H. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 14

Brooklyn’s Judiciary and Law Communities Gather for Annual Diocesan Red Mass … Full Article

Brooklyn’s judiciary and law communities gather for annual diocesan Red Mass

As the new judicial season began, both for the United States Supreme Court and the local courts here in New York State and Brooklyn, the legal community gathered on Wednesday at St. James Cathedral-Basilica for the annual tradition of The Red Mass. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 7

Luna Park Set to Host Large Sukkot Spectacle Jews around Brooklyn find innovative, fun ways of celebrating the joyful festivals. This year, Brooklyn’s famous amusement park at Coney Island will be transformed into a Sukkot Spectacle. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Sept. 25

Catholic Priest Who Trained as a Chef Hosts 5th Season of “Breaking Bread’ Show Msgr. Jamie also runs a Mill Basin parish and Development for Diocese of Brooklyn
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Animal cruelty protests, legal actions continue over Jewish ‘Kapporos’ ritual

Continuing protests and legal action over Kaporos a holiday ritual involving the use of live chickens, practiced by some observant Jewish communities took place in the courts and on the streets over the last few days. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Sept. 16

This week’s “Faith in Brooklyn” focuses on the achievements of families and youth, including new Sunday School, playgroup and reading programs being launched.
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St. Ann’s Church Expands its Ministries for Children … Full Article

Salvation Army’s Bay Ridge corps sets goals for fall season

It’s only mid-September, but the Salvation Army is already thinking about Thanksgiving. … Full Article

Interfaith clergy group leads Sept. 11 prayer service on Heights Promenade

Father Joseph Hugo, parochial vicar at St. Charles Borromeo and Assumption Roman Catholic parishes, reads a prayer by the recently-canonized St. Pope John Paul II at the Brooklyn Heights Interfaith September 11 memorial service on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. … Full Article

Interfaith clergy leaders gather at service for peace, reconciliation

Brooklynites are responding with prayer and compassion to the recent events involving the deaths of black males in police custody. … Full Article

September 11 gathering to take place on Brooklyn Heights Promenade

A poignant community ritual has taken place each year since 9/11 on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, as members of the Brooklyn Heights Interfaith Clergy Association and neighborhood congregations gather there on the anniversary of the terror attacks. … Full Article

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