Religion

In the Middle East, some Jews and Muslims may be fighting it out, but in Sheepshead Bay, youthful members of the two religions got together on Thursday for an interfaith celebration of Iftar, … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 28

The Rev Dr. Allen F. Robinson Marks His First Sunday as Grace Church’s Rector Dr. Robinson Preaches on Jesus Non-Corruptibility Grace Church last Sunday jubilantly welcomed the Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson as its 15th rector. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 21

Organists’ Guild Chapter Awards Scholarships to Promising Students Competition Named for Longtime Beloved Dean, George Mathison … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 13

Brooklyn Heights Church Active in Campaigning to Close Rikers Island Social Action Committee, Local Politicians and Civic Groups Will Take Part in Thursday’s Town Hall … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for March 6

Addressing Family Violence And Empowerment, New Play Examines Plight of Tamar Heights Resident Carole Forman Portrays Tragic Figure … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for February 21

Ten Commandments Are Politicized Says Unitarian Church’s Pastor, Author of New Book, ‘No Other Gods’ Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons Was Guest Preacher At Neighboring St. Ann’s Episcopal Church … Full Article

Brooklyn Oratory marks 30 years as ‘A House of Prayer in an Urban Center’

Joy and prayer are central to the urban ministry at the Brooklyn Oratory of St. Philip Neri. The Oratorian community celebrated its 30th anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 11, marking — to the day — when Pope St. John Paul II established it as a Pontifical Congregation. … Full Article

Immigration rights activist Ravi Ragbir honored by bishop of Long Island Diocese

Ravidath Ragbir, the immigration rights leader who has personally faced imprisonment and deportation, received the Bishop’s Cross Sunday in Brooklyn Heights for his work in the community. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Jan. 17

Outspoken Brooklyn Heights Clergy Preach About Ongoing Civil Rights Struggles Rabbi Lippe Preaches on King’s Speech That ‘Laid Bare’ Myths About Racism … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Jan. 10

Heights Synagogue and Church Present Joint Martin Luther King Day Services … Full Article

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights calls first black rector in 170-year history

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights, which was founded in 1847, has announced that the Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson will be its 15th rector — and first black rector in the parish’s 170-year history. … Full Article

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