Diocesan Men’s Conference

Registration is open for the second annual Diocesan Men’s Conference, “Being Missionary Disciples,” set for Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

A Bensonhurst Christmas

Children of St. Mary Mother of Jesus parish, Bensonhurst, presented a living Nativity scene as the Gospel was read at Christmas Eve Mass.

Wise Men of Bath Beach

Three boys from St. Finbar Church, Bath Beach, looked the part of the Three Kings when they participated in the parish Christmas pageant.

The Christmas Spirit

The students of Midwood Catholic Academy, Flatlands, hosted a toy drive for those children who are less fortunate and collected 17 bags of toys.

Youngsters Sing for Elderly

During Advent, the combined youth ministries of Our Lady of Hope and Holy Trinity parishes with their leaders, Tom Lynch and Father Cezariusz Jastrzebski, sang Christmas carols at Whitestone Nursing Home.

Women, Faith and Finance Conference Jan. 18

Maria Regina Residence, a fully accredited and licensed residential health care facility in Brentwood, L.I., will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. As part of the celebratory events, a one-day conference, “Women, Faith and Finance,” will be offered there Jan. 18.