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Aug 03 2013

Brooklyn Visitation Monastery (Monastery Square)

Visitation Academy 2 - Brooklyn NY

The Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary was founded in 1610 by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal in Annecy, France. The Monastery of Brooklyn was founded in 1855, as fruit of a Novena made by Visitation Sisters in the Baltimore Monastery. It is situated on 7.5 acres in the heart of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
Vocation Retreats are offered at the Monastery for those wishing to discern their vocation.

Mar 18 2012

St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Brooklyn

St. Andrew the Apostle Church is a christian Roman Catholic church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The Parish was formed in 1971 from Our Lady of Angels Parish. For the first 10 years daily services were held at two Victorian houses at the corner of Ridge Boulevard and Senator Street, weekend Masses were held at Salem Lutheran Church on 67th Street between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. In 1981 the corner house was rebuilt into a permanent church building.

Mar 18 2012

St. Patrick's Church of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

St Patrick's Church, Brooklyn

St. Patrick's church is a christian Roman Catholic church standing within one of the busiest avenues in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. St. Patrick Mission was founded in 1849, it was also the Parish of the Catholic soldiers assigned to the Fort Hamilton. The first church building was dedicated on December 12th, 1852. The men of the Fort - especially the Irish among them - voluntarily contributed one dollar a week toward their new church. That was a huge sum in those days. This money was set aside and helped in the construction of a church building.