NYC Honorary Street Names
The Father Patrick Kenny Triangle (Brooklyn)
Location:Triangular area between East 68th and 69th Streets from Avenue T to Veterans Avenue.
Honoree: Rev. Kenny, born in Woodside in 1908, was ordained 1932. From 1932 to 1961 he served as parish priest at St. Gerard Majella in Hollis. In mid-1961 he was asked to start a new parish at St. Bernard's in the Mill Basin-Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn. For three years, until a school auditorium-chapel could be built, mass was helld in a huge tent raised on the property acquired by Father Kenny. He retired as pastor of St. Bernard's in 1980. and died on July 27, 1986.
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