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