Members of the Queens Coalition and Habitat for Humanity New York City put in flooring for a new home in Jamaica this past weekend.
This summer Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, is hosting the 50th year of its Father Troike Summer Leadership Program.
Catholic School teachers from Brooklyn and Queens, who were retiring or celebrating special anniversaries, were honored at a Teachers’ Recognition Mass and Celebration June 9 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.
A Memorial Day Field Mass was held May 29 at Holy Cross Cemetery, East Flatbush. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa was the main celebrant.
Special recognition was given to couples celebrating 25th and 50th anniversaries at the diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.
The centennial of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal was celebrated at Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge, with a Mass of thanksgiving.
Father Joseph G. Fonti decided to celebrate his 25th anniversary of ordination with a day out at the ballpark.
The U.S. Catholic China Bureau will hold a conference at St. John’s University, Jamaica, Aug. 11-13 on the “Experience of the Chinese Catholic Church in the 21st Century.”
The Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated the first-ever Religious Brothers Day May 1, early on Sunday with a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Gregory the Great Church, Bellerose.
In March 1892, a small group of Polish-speaking people petitioned Brooklyn’s first Bishop, John Loughlin, for a parish where their own language was spoken and their customs and traditions would be kept alive. He responded by asking Father Joseph Fyda to form a Polish parish.