Ask Father Peter Rayder what he credits for his return as pastor to American Martyrs parish in Bayside, Queens — after spending six weeks in a coma — and his answer is emphatic: “It was the power of prayer.”
American Martyrs – Bayside Queens
Parish Carves Out a Tradition With Some Help From Farm and Faith
A fall tradition returned to American Martyrs Parish on Oct. 24 when churchgoers got to take home free pumpkins grown upstate by fellow parishioners in fields blessed with holy oils from the annual Chrism Mass of Holy Week.
Only in Print: 19 Students Receive Holy Spirit Through Rite of Confirmation
Students from Catholic high schools throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn assembled on Sunday, May 16, to receive God’s greatest gift — the Holy Spirit — during the Annual High School Rite of Confirmation service held at American Martyrs Church in Bayside, Queens.
Queens Parish and a Catholic Academy Take Precautions Amid Suspected Coronavirus Case
A Queens parish and a Catholic Academy, facing a suspected case of coronavirus, are warning students, parents and parishioners to take precautions.
Viral Abortion Video Draws Pro-Life Outrage
TikTok, a short-form video-sharing platform that is used by millions, is under fire for a video that went viral showing a pregnant girl laughing and dancing at a Planned Parenthood in California.
Father Patrick Dorelus
Father Patrick Dorelus, 41, was born to a devout Catholic family in Haiti.
Vandalism Strikes Again at American Martyrs Church
A suspect was arrested Saturday, Feb. 24, in connection with incidents of vandalism on the property of American Martyrs Church, Bayside.
Father Murray Gets His Way in Bayside Parish
Parishioners at American Martyrs in Bayside have a new way to remember their former parochial vicar as the corner of Bell Blvd. and Union Turnpike has been renamed Father John J. Murray Way.
CYO Mass in Queens
To ring in the new sports season, Queens Deanery No. 5 celebrated a Catholic Youth Organization Mass on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Holy Family, Flushing.
It’s the Great Pumpkin Giveaway in Bayside
This week’s Tablet TALK features a pumpkin giveaway in Bayside, breast cancer awareness at a Rockaway Beach school, an upcoming and exclusive film event in Bay Ridge and more.