Bath Beach – Saint Finbar Catholic Church opened in 1912. That same year, Woodrow Wilson was elected president of the United States, the Titanic sank, Fenway Park opened in Boston, New Mexico and Arizona became the 47th and 48th states respectively, and the Girl Scouts of America was founded.
One hundred years have passed since the church doors first opened to welcome worshipers and St. Finbar Church has survived and prospered.
Led by their pastor, the Rev. Michael Louis Gelfant, parishioners celebrated the 100th anniversary of their church building at 138 Bay 20th St. with a special mass on May 20. read more