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The history of St. Patrick and his parade
The history of St. Patrick and his parade
News Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 12:51PM

By Will Sammon On St. Patrick’s Day, almost everyone wants to be Irish, however, not everyone really knows why. New York City, from 44th Street to 86th Street, will be the biggest site of green attire and leprechaun attitude on March 17, the date of the annual holiday. But how does any of that, and [...]

Local Monsignor witnessed Dolan’s elevation
News Billy Rennison 2/28/2012 at 3:18PM

A caravan of worshipers, including many local religious leaders, made the pilgrimage to Rome for the elevation of New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan, along with 21 others, to Cardinal. Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello, director of the Brooklyn Diocese’s Office of Parish Giving and Vicar for Development, attended the February 18 ceremonies in Rome that saw Dolan [...]