Twenty parishioners from St. Mary Gate of Heaven Church, Ozone Park, spent time this summer on a pilgrimage to Mexico, where they visited the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and other holy sites with Father Carlos C. Velásquez, parochial vicar.
Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., bestowed the sacrament of Confirmation on 56 young people from the faith formation program at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, this spring.
A guide to Holy Week and Easter Sunday services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
Evangelization with a little abracadabra. St. Athanasius parish in Bensonhurst hosted Father Jerry Jecewiz’s “Priesto” and his magic act as part of its Lenten celebration. The priest-magician combines magic tricks with an important message.
Julia Green lifts Sarah Tomic as she gives a high five to the statue of Pope St. John Paul II
Traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, Astoria, on Sunday Dec. 10.
St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, hosted its annual Halloween party in the school hall.
Father Dwayne Davis, administrator of St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands, led a group of 43 parishioners on a pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal.
St. Bernard parish, Mill Basin, held its first Parish Block Party on Sept. 17. Almost 400 children of all ages attended.
St. Helen’s parish in Howard Beach celebrated the Feast of St. Padre Pio with a candlelight procession and veneration of the saint’s relic.