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St. Cecilia Church Awarded Historic Preservation Grants

By Anne Hersh

St. Cecilia Church, a renowned landmark of East Harlem’s historic El Barrio district, has been awarded two grants by The New York Landmarks Conservancy (NYLC) totaling $80,000 and an additional grant for $200,000 from New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

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SHONA:  CRAFTS FROM CONGO

By Jose B. Rivera

The Congo 2009 - Former East Harlem Cristo Rey New York High School teacher, Dawn Hurley, is working with women in the Congo and whose story you need to know.  As we start the New Year, please consider them in your gracious giving.

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Parishioners Hold Service Anyway

By Jose B. Rivera

East Harlem, February 18, 2007.  Parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Angels Church held a service Sunday morning without the assistance of any parish priests.  The parishioners, led by 5 of the 6 women arrested on February 12, 2007, wanted to send the message to all who would listen that their church is still alive, even if the doors are closed.

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