Teachers Honored for Their Years of Service

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.

Bishop Blesses Couples Celebrating Anniversaries

Special recognition was given to couples celebrating 25th and 50th anniversaries at the diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

St. Adalbert’s Marks 125th Year in Elmhurst

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.