Diocesan News

Photos: Easter Services in Brooklyn and Queens

In Woodside

Easter in Woodside
Father Kevin Abels, pastor, leads a group in morning prayer in the parish garden of St. Sebastian’s, Woodside, as dawn breaks on Easter morning. (Photo by Patrick Sweeney)

In Borough Park

Photo by Antonina Zielinska
Polish parishioners at St. Frances de Chantal, Borough Park, continued their national tradition of bringing Easter baskets full of food to church to be blessed on Holy Saturday. St. Frances de Chantal offered blessings seven times from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo by Antonina Zielinska)
Photo by Antonina Zielinska
Members of the parish guard keep watch at the shrine of Jesus in the tomb. (Photo by Antonina Zielinska)