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The annual fall “Music from Good Shepherd” classical music series, under the musical direction of Michael Fontana, concludes this Sunday, December 14, at 6:00pm with a performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” featuring a full orchestra, choir and soloists. While admission is free and open to the public, donations for the performers are encouraged and greatly appreciated. Good Shepherd Church is located on…

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The annual “Music from Good Shepherd” chamber music series kicks of this Sunday, beginning yet another season of free recitals open to everybody in the neighborhood. The series of concerts, under the leadership of Musical Director Michael Fontana, takes place over the course of 10 consecutive Sundays at 6:00pm in Good Shepherd Church, Avenue S…

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The 18th annual “Music from Good Shepherd” chamber music series kicked off two weeks ago, and is well underway. The series of concerts, under the leadership of Musical Director Michael Fontana, takes place over the course of 11 consecutive Sundays at 6:00 p.m. in Good Shepherd Church, Avenue S at Brown Street, in Marine Park. This Sunday will be the…

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The 17th annual “Music from Good Shepherd” chamber music series kicks off October 7 with a performance by clarinetist Thomas Piercy. The series of concerts, under the leadership of Musical Director Michael Fontana, will take place over the course of 11 consecutive Sundays at 6:00 p.m. in Good Shepherd Church, Avenue S at Brown Street, in Marine Park. The series’ concluding…

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A grand jury decided not to indict the beloved monsignor of Marine Park’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church on sex abuse charges. Thomas Brady, a longtime priest at Good Shepherd (1950 Batchelder Street) was arrested in October 2011, following allegations that he attempted “inappropriate sexual contact” and lewd comments with teenage boys. According to the…

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College football fans all over the country mourned the passing of the Brooklyn-born Penn State titan, Joe “JoePa” Paterno, who succumbed to complications lung cancer this past week at 85. Approximately 12,000 mourners attended a final tribute yesterday to the Penn State Nittany Lions’ beloved long-time leader, who was born in Flatbush, grew up in…

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Even after allegations surfaced of Monsignor Thomas Brady attempting “inappropriate sexual contact” with teenage boys, officials at Marine Park’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church still dedicated their Christmas tree lighting to him. Now, the family of an alleged victim is outraged. “That’s a slap in the face,” said the father of one of the alleged…

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