Holy Union Sisters Leave Astoria After 71 Years

Seven decades of faith, education and love – that is the legacy the Holy Union Sisters have left to the people of Astoria as their ministry at Immaculate Conception parish came to a close this spring.

St. Bernard’s Students Give Life to Historical Figures

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.

Borough Hall Celebration

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted the annual Irish-American Breakfast on St. Patrick’s Day at Borough Hall.

Ready to March

Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26, beginning with 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.

Italian Ministry Day of Prayer

Father Giacomo Sgroi of the Archdiocese of Monreale in Sicily was the guest preacher when the Northeast Italian Apostolate held its Day of Prayer at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston, March 18.

Stroll Up Fifth Ave. Honors Patron of Irish

A large contingent of students and faculty from St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows and Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, were two of the local diocesan delegations to march in the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan.

Silent Moments with Saint Joseph

Standing in front of the altar where they celebrated the sacrament of marriage, NYPD officer Richard Joseph Galletta and his wife Lisa took a moment to reflect on the saint after whom he was named.

Irish-Born Naval Hero Honored in Fort Greene

March 25 marks the 272nd birthday of Commodore John Barry. Members and friends of Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Club held a special tribute to the Revolutionary War hero in his eponymous Fort Greene park this month.