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.
A dinner-dance in honor of the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Our Lady of Angels parish, Bay Ridge, was held Sept. 17 at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island. The anniversary celebration continues with a street renaming on Saturday, Sept. 23, and jubilee liturgy on Sunday, Sept. 24.
The Mexican and Filipino communities at Nativity B.V.M.-St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr parish, Ozone Park, are rejoicing over statues of their beloved Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Lorenzo Ruiz, respectively, that now grace the parish grounds.
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.