S. Bronx Legend Fr. Gigante Honored

The legendary Fr. Gigante (3rd from l) proudly accepted his proclamations and citations from (l-r) Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Senator Ruben Diaz, Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene and assembly members Marcos Crespo and Luis Sepulveda.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

Now retired Fr. Louis Gigante, credited with helping to rebuild major stretches of the south Bronx after the devastation of the 1970s, was honored at a Family Day celebration at his former parish, St. Athanasius Church on Saturday, July 8.

Fr. Gigante (l) happily met with Assemblyman Sepulveda (r) at the Family Day celebration.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

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