L’Shanah Tovah tikatev v’taihatem! A sweet and happy new year to our Bronx Jewish friends and family!
In one fell swoop (after 4 years of planning) the head of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, ushered in the largest reorganization of the archdiocese in its 208 years of existence. Six parishes in The Bronx are slated to merge with six others which will leave the borough 6 churches that will close by August 2015. In total, 112 parishes will be merged across the archdiocese.
Last Friday morning when I found out that our beloved alma mater, Cardinal Spellman High School, was going to host a controversial Anti-Gay speaker at the school I was heartbroken.