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Celebrating repairs to its sanctuary, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church honors two community leaders

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church honored two community leaders at its Second Annual New Heights gala. This year, the parish could again hold the benefit in its own sanctuary and parish hall after a long period of repairs and renovations to both. … Full Article

VIDEO: Brooklyn religious leaders host anti-racism training

More than 20 religious leaders from different races and backgrounds came together at Redeemer St. John’s Lutheran Church to host its first anti-racism training of 2017 last Saturday. … Full Article

St. Charles Borromeo Parish installs Rev. William G. Smith as 13th Pastor

Rev. William G. Smith was installed as the 13th pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Church on Sunday, amid a joy-filled 11 a.m. liturgy. Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop James Massa preached the homily and officially presented Smith to parish leaders and the congregation. … Full Article

Bay Ridge corner co-named for historic church

On Saturday, elected officials and members of the community attended a street naming ceremony in Bay Ridge.  “Our Lady of Angels Way” will now be posted on the corner of 73rd Street and 4th Avenue. … Full Article

Historic Ft. Greene church calls native Brooklynite as new pastor

This Sunday, Sept. 17, will be a true Brooklyn homecoming for both the Rev. David Telfort and the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church. … Full Article

Sept. 11 Services: Interfaith group gathers on Brooklyn Heights Promenade for words of healing, grace and mercy

“Grace is wider and deeper than you think, and it can change far more than you ever imagine. You can’t learn grace. You have to surrender to it.”   … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Sept. 6

Bishop DiMarzio: Dreamers ‘Are Contributing to Our Society’ Leader of Brooklyn’s Roman Catholics Makes Statement on DACA Decision … Full Article

Bishop DiMarzio announces new diocesan commission on racism

The Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, bishop of Brooklyn, on Thursday announced the establishment of a new diocesan commission for social justice during a special Mass for solidarity and peace.  … Full Article

Interfaith gathering denounces racial hatred as faith leaders call for renewed unity

“Very fine people do not wear T-shirts extolling white power and white separatism. … Full Article

Faith-based response widens statewide, addressing white supremacy, hate actions

Clergy across New York state, including several Brooklyn-based faith leaders from a variety of religious traditions, have joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an open letter condemning white supremacy and hatred in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville on Saturday, Aug. … Full Article

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