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.
The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph held a Palm Sunday Procession from Grand Army Plaza down to the Prospect Heights church.
The Big Event is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation where the students of colleges and universities come together to say ‘thank you’ to the residents of their college neighborhood.
A St. Bernard Catholic Academy, Mill Basin, held its 14th annual Wax Museum Night. All students from fifth to eighth grade participated and portrayed someone they believed to have made an impact on the world.
A non-profit after-school program that focuses on improving grades for students is using tennis as its centerpiece.