As she marked 31 years of service as the director of religious education at St. Augustine Church in Park Slope, Sister Ellen Glavey, R.S.M., was honored at a champagne brunch given by the prison ministry at St. Augustine’s – Families, Fathers & Children, for which she has been a strong supporter.
Seven, Robed in White, Answer the Call to Serve; St. Gregory Theatre Group, Bellerose, presents “Sister Act;” free family care giving workshop;
Marriage Encounter Weekend; message from the Pope;
Marriage Encounter Weekend
Handmade Rosaries for Students; Ignatian Volunteer Corps; Bible study; Immaculate Conception, Astoria; Sister Gina Fleming, O.P.; Problem Solving with a Club on the Green
The Ladies Guild of Sacred Heart of Glendale held a baby shower to benefit Bridge to Life. Bridge to Life supports women, children and families with material needs and encourages respect for all lives.
On Sunday, May 13 the choir at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Park Slope, gave the premiere performance of “Ave Maria,” composed by choir member Ian McGrath at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.
St. Anastasia’s Spanish Prayer Group in Douglaston meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the parish. They celebrate the Marian Cenacle every second Thursday of every month and the Cenacle of the Divine Mercy the last Thursday of every month.
More than 1,400 students joined together to raise more than $154,000 for the fight against cancer at St. John’s 13th annual Relay For Life —a new record for the university, which has supported the event since 2006.
Third-graders at St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, are putting their faith into action. Seven students from the parish’s CCD program organized a charity bake sale on Saturday, April 14, to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and Save the Children, an organization that continues to help children in Puerto Rico impacted by Hurricane Maria.
Members of the Our Lady of Fatima Knights robotics team of East Elmhurst talked to visitors of the New York Hall of Science during the BrickFestLive! event.
The lectors at the new family Mass in St. Saviour, Park Slope, range in age from third graders from the academy and faith formation program to seventh graders.