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A Catholic Church in #Williamsburg, #Brooklyn develops LGBT ministry

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“Ever since I have started an outreach with the LGBT community, I have only received one call of complaint,” said Father Calise of The Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Part 18 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.

God’s Row, Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn: Ukrainians’ second home–Catholic Holy Ghost Church

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3 generations of Ukrainians maintain a bit of Europe in Williamsburg just off Bedford Avenue on North Fifth Street. Part 17 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.

The Catholics of #Williamsburg and #Greenpoint, #Brooklyn

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The forty-two Catholic churches, schools and social service groups are a powerful lens on the important role of Catholics in New York City’s spirituality, faith-based social services and politics.Part 16 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.

Mexican immigrants in the Bronx celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Every Dec. 12, Mexicans celebrate the Virgin Mary because they believe she appeared to a peasant at the hill of Tepeyac, near Mexico City, in the 1500s. This tradition continues with Mexican immigrants in the South Bronx, as they gather with the congregation of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.

The Quotable Catholic

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Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was, arguably, the most quotable Catholic of the twentieth century.

William F. Buckley, Jr. The Catholic Standard-Bearer of Conservatism

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Born into a large Catholic family in NYC on No­vember 24, 1925, Buckley became one of the seminal figures in American conservatism.

The Little Piano Girl of East Liberty

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On the afternoon of November 17, 1976, jazz artist Mary Lou Wil­liams opened a slot in her schedule so that she could put on an impromptu concert for the children. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic School in the Bronx.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan announces reset for Catholics in Archdiocese of New York. Updated!

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112 parishes are merged by the strategic plan “Making all things new,” more changes expected. Complete list.

Old St. Patrick’s Church: A Chicago Renaissance Story

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The inside story of how a church revitalized a declining neighborhood. A Journey Everywhere Feature

So you think you can dance the Giglio in Williamsburg? Watch!

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church runs this manageable, fun fiesta of immigrants from Nola, just outside of Naples, Italy. Part 14 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.

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