Shining Stars Honored by Migration Office

Thirty-three people from the various ethnic ministries in Brooklyn and Queens were honored by the Diocesan Migration Services at its annual Shining Stars Dinners held Oct. 6 and 13 at Gargiulo’s in Coney Island.

Students Urged to Make Rosary Part of Daily Life

School children sang the praises of the Blessed Mother as they prayed the Rosary in union with each other and their diocesan bishop at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Oct. 11.

Little Sisters’ All Saints Vigil

Join the Little Sisters of the Poor for a Vigil of All Saints at St. Anne’s Novitiate in Queens Village on Oct. 31.

Upcoming Vocation Events

Our Lady of Hope Vocations Ministry in Middle Village, is sponsoring a Holy Hour for Vocations on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the church.

Ragamuffins on Parade

When Father James McKenna of Our Lady of Angels parish, Bay Ridge, began the Ragamuffin Parade in 1966, as an alternative to door-to-door Trick or Treatin’, little could he have imagined what it would turn into 51 years later.

Fatima Pilgrimage

Father Dwayne Davis, administrator of St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands, led a group of 43 parishioners on a pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal.