Brooklyn church hosts special mass for victims of Italy earthquake

Brooklyn's oldest Italian church community stood in solidarity with the victims affected by the devastating earthquake in central Italy.

Brooklyn's oldest Italian church community stood in solidarity with the victims affected by the devastating earthquake in central Italy. (8/28/16)

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn's oldest Italian church community stood in solidarity with the victims affected by the devastating earthquake in central Italy.
 
Saint Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Carroll Gardens held a special mass for the victims Sunday evening.
 
The parish collected donations to help provide relief to people in Italy who are in need.
 
The priest welcomed both members and nonmembers, as well as those who practice other religions to join together in the special mass.
 
The mass included prayer, music and discussions about the aftermath of Wednesday's deadly earthquake.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
At least six people have been arrested and 2 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
3 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 4 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26
News 12 Long Island has won the regional 5 News 12 Long Island wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

A Fort Green Italian restaurant is helping relief NYC restaurants cook up aid for Italy

A Fort Green Italian restaurant is helping relief efforts for earthquake victims half a world

Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through Italian quake death toll rises to 250, anguish mounts

(AP) - Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through crumbled homes Thursday looking for

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE