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.

Pilgrimage to Long Island

The Rosary Ministry of St. Helen’s parish, Howard Beach, sponsored a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island on Saturday, Oct. 1. T

Generations Drive Pays Off for Queens Church

St. Margaret’s parish in Middle Village, under the stewardship of Msgr. Steven Aguggia, entered the Generations of Faith campaign as a pilot parish. Now, it has received funds back from the campaign and is completing its main Generations of Faith project.

75-Year-Old St. Mel’s Puts on a New Look

Surrounded by dozens of priests and hundreds of parishioners, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio rededicated the newly refurbished St. Mel’s Church Sept. 9. The parish is marking 75 years of service to the Flushing and Whitestone communities.

Flushing Parish Aids Nicaraguan Mission

St. Kevin’s Mission Team, Flushing, participated in a week-long mission in late August to the abandoned, developmentally disabled children and young adults of the Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua.

Mill Basin Parish Celebrates Patron

On Saturday morning, Aug. 20, the feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, clergy and parishioners from St. Bernard Church in Mill Basin honored their parish patron.