Culture / Education / Religion
The feast is a Latin American Catholic celebration that honors the Virgin Mary who appears in the services as a Mexican peasant.
Government / Religion
Father Skelly and the Archdiocese of New York are completely against landmark designation, feeling that the financial burden of maintaining the church to historic standards will be too much for a congregation whose median income is $25,000.
Food / Religion
Real Life Church holds fifth annual feast at The Point How many pounds of food does it take to feed a community on Thanksgiving? At The Point last month, the magic number was 800 – measured in slices of turkey, dollops of mashed potatoes and piles of mixed vegetables — […]
Housing / Religion
Longwood seniors received a special visitor just before the holidays.
Two Hunts Point churches facing tough economic times will soon be joined under one roof.
Religion / Video
Hunts Point honored the legacy of beloved nun Sister Thomas at the 29th Annual New South Bronx Halloween Parade.
On Jan. 20, Sampson suffered a heart attack, which ultimately took his life at the age of 73. As a sign of remembrance, Community Board 2 has voted unanimously to co-name East 163rd Street and Rev. James A. Polite Avenue after Sampson.
Services will be held at St. Athanasius Church for Sister Thomas, the iconic nun who helped transform Hunts Point from a wasteland to a thriving neighborhood.
Food / Religion
For the fourth consecutive year since the Real Life Church opened in Hunts Point, Pastor Reggie Stutzman and his wife Isabella organized a Thanksgiving meal at The Point CDC for members of the community who had nowhere else to go.