First Eucharist in Astoria

This spring, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Astoria had one of its largest classes ever to receive First Communion: 78 children from the religious education program.

Generations of Faith Renovations in Greenpoint

After major roof repairs, interior wall repairs and the painting of the upper church, Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church, Greenpoint, on June 10.

Concert Continues Centennial Celebration at Jamaica Parish

“He who sings prays twice!” – Those words of St. Augustine rang true at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica, when the parish choirs held a concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the parish, which was formerly staffed by Augustinian friars.

Vicar Installed as Pastor

Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, episcopal vicar for Brooklyn, was installed May 7 as the pastor of St. Bernard’s parish, Mill Basin by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.

A Different Kind of Buzz at St. Mel’s

Parishioners, students and a priest from St. Mel’s parish, Flushing, recently participated in a hair-donation event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to conquering childhood cancers.

Corpus Christi Youth Present Passion Play

To prepare their parish community for Holy Week, youth ministry members and Confirmation candidates at Corpus Christi Church, Woodside, presented a Passion Play for the parish community.

Holy Week Services in Brooklyn and Queens

Holy Week Services

A guide to Easter Sunday services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

Tolentine Parishioners Have A New Way to Honor Patron

Parishioners at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, now have a new way to honor their patron saint. Father John Francis, pastor, visited Tolentino, Italy, and brought back a first-class relic of the parish’s patron saint.

A Bensonhurst Christmas

Children of St. Mary Mother of Jesus parish, Bensonhurst, presented a living Nativity scene as the Gospel was read at Christmas Eve Mass.