Oh, say did you see … the Our Lady of Grace Youth Choir from Howard Beach singing the National Anthem at Citi Field when the New York Mets successfully took on the Philadelphia Phillies June 30.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide to Easter Sunday services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
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.
Twenty-four new altar servers have been installed at St. Mel Church, Flushing.