Sunday, March 28, 2010
Transfiguration, Marcy Ave., Williamsburg
The mailing address of Transfiguration parish is 263 Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211,telephone 718-388-8773. The home page of a new website is linked HERE. The church is located at Marcy Avenue and Hooper Street, only two blocks south of the Hewes Street station of the J elevated train.
Any photo may be enlarged by clicking on it. Bryan Karvelis, a deceased pastor, is commemorated on the street sign. See the link here for more information. A description of the church organ is here.
Transfiguration parish was founded in 1874, and 1889 is the date on the church cornerstone.
The parish school closed in 2005. Nearby on Marcy Avenue is a large public school now an academy for Satmar Hasidim.