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03/16/16 8:00am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | St. Gabriel’s Chapel. Owner Richard Hogan plans to have it demolished.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | St. Gabriel’s Chapel. Owner Richard Hogan plans to have it demolished.

“You’re under an erroneous idea that there’s something you can do about it.”

The speaker was Planning Board member Emory Breiner at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, challenging the board on any effort to stop the demolition of St. Gabriel’s Chapel. (more…)

09/12/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A view of the entrance to St. Gabriel's Retreat Center.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A view of the entrance to St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center.

My name is Christine Verity Monserrate and my father, James Verity, was the Passionist priest who founded St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center many years ago.

I recently spent time at St. Gabriel’s with my husband, Ricardo Monserrate, and our two sons, James and Gabriel. Our days there were some of the most special we have ever had as a family, not only because of the incredible beauty of the property, but also because of the undeniable sense that we were on holy ground. (more…)