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.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated the closing Mass of its St. Stephen parish’s sesquicentennial year in Carroll Gardens.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni from St. Nicholas School, Williamsburg, held a reunion April 16, and honored former principal, Sister Joan Losson, O.P., for her many years of service.