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Maronite Cathedral celebrates children’s First Holy Communion

Brooklyn Boro
A sunny, warm Sunday morning on April 28 greeted the First Communicants at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral.  All sixteen children were excited and joyous to be finally receiving Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. … Full Article

Religion News Briefs for Brownstone Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
Historic Plymouth Church Presents Juneteenth Celebration Concert  … Full Article

Shavuot nightlong Learn-a-thon covers range of themes from Torah

Brooklyn Heights
It is customary on the Jewish festival of Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, to stay up all night in study sessions. … Full Article

Congregation's new series examines the Ten Commandments

Brooklyn Heights
How many readers can recite the Ten Commandments from memory? Congregation B’nai Avraham offers, in conjunction with its Shavuot celebration — which begins Tuesday night, May 14 — a ten-week series on the Ten Commandments. … Full Article

Religion Briefs for Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst
St. Dominic’s New Libutti Prayer Center Offers Day of Reflection: ‘Living the Fruits of the Holy Spirit’  … Full Article

Brooklyn Religion Newsbriefs May 8-14

Brooklyn Boro
Catholic Diocese Installs New Deans As Bishop Hails New Model For Parishes to Collaborate  … Full Article

2013 ‘Sacred Sites’ Churches figure prominently into history of Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
This year’s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, coming up on May 18 and 19, feature four Brooklyn churches, one which marks its centennial this year. … Full Article

Rev. Dr. David C. Fisher of Plymouth Church announces retirement

Brooklyn Heights
In a message mailed to the Plymouth Church congregation last week and delivered from the pulpit on April 28, the Rev. Dr. David C. Fisher has announced his retirement. … Full Article

Religion Newsbriefs for April 25-30

Brooklyn Boro
Friends of Christ Church Cobble Hill Sponsors Benefit for Storm-Damaged Building  … Full Article

Was there really a Hipster Jesus?

The Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is getting a lot of attention with its new ad campaign promoting Jesus as a non-conformist type of guy who bucks authority. … Full Article

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