As three churches share the ground floor space of a 100-year-old building on a rotating schedule, their arrangement allows each congregation to operate within budget and toward long-term goals.
A new group called “Free to be Me” hopes that its educational programming and inclusive club name will help lift a negative social stigma for the Bronx LGBTQ community.
H.A.N.D.S. opened in 2008, as a result of the efforts of St. Jerome’s late pastor, Father John Grange, and the Sisters of St. Jerome congregation. The center serves as a safe space for hundreds of immigrant families from the neighborhood.
This weekend, at the Andrew Freedman Home, Napoleon Felipe will perform his poem “Conspiracy,” which reflects his life on probation since 2011—a decade of supervision for a non-violent crime.
The fourth annual Big Bronx Sancochazo held in Brook Park on the last Saturday in September, had a special focus: deliver help to people affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico.