Schoolchildren from around the diocese learned about the Blessed Mother as they prayed the rosary in union with each other and Auxiliary Bishop James Massa at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Oct. 3.
The Italian Apostolate celebrated the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s death and the 100th anniversary of his stigmata with a procession from St. Francis of Paola Church, a worship site of Divine Mercy parish, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
St. Aloysius Church in Ridgewood celebrated the closing of its 125th year with renovations to their church bells that rang for the first time in years.
Jim Egan is celebrating almost 70 years of service to Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, and is still not slowing down.
St. Anselm Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge unveiled its new gym floor just days after students headed back to school.
Fire Lieutenant Kevin C. Dowdell died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. He was one of 18 Ancient Order of Hibernians members from New York and New Jersey who lost their lives that tragic day.
As St. Bartholomew Church celebrated its parish feast day, the Elmhurst parish was also proud of its new looks – showing off the completion of its $3 million renovation as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated Mass and blessed the church Aug. 24.
Parents and children were able to get a jump on back-to-school shopping and information on new health plans at Catholic Charites’ 10th annual Kids Fun Day block party at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria.
On Aug. 2, 1978 the Waldbaum’s supermarket on Avenue Y and Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn succumbed to the flames of a raging fire. Nearly 20 firefighters were on the roof of the supermarket when it gave way, dropping 12 members into the flames.
SS. Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coney Island celebrated its feast day surrounded by friends and family.