The first graduating class of Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception in Douglastown celebrated its 50th anniversary on June 8. The reunion included a Pentecost Mass at the Immaculate Conception Center, followed by a dinner reception.
Msgr. Conrad R. Dietz, who spent most of his life teaching high school and college seminarians, died Sept. 27 at Northshore Manhasset Hospital. A senior priest, he had been living at the Bishop Mugavero Residence, Douglaston. He was 86 years old.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Father William R. Dulaney, parochial vicar at St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose, and a part-time chaplain at St. Edmund’s H.S., Sheepshead Bay, was celebrated Feb. 16 at St. Gregory the Great Church.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Gerard J. Arella, pastor emeritus of St. Mark’s parish, Sheepshead Bay, was celebrated Feb. 3 in the chapel at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. He died Jan. 31 at Bishop Mugavero Residence, Douglaston. He was 88.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. James A. Hunt was celebrated in the chapel at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.
Msgr. Donald W. Hendricks, who served as pastor of St. Christopher’s parish in Buchanan, N.Y., and St. Anthony’s parish in Yonkers, died May 16. He was 86.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian, was celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 27 at St. Matthias Church, Ridgewood, where he had been pastor since 2013.
The Catholic Youth Organization teamed up with St. John’s University, Jamaica, for a series of CYO nights this fall in which the young athletes got the chance to soak in the Division I college atmosphere.
The 95th birthday of Msgr. Eugene Feldhaus was recently celebrated by friends and family at Café Cardini, New Hyde Park.
In the 1960s, Kennedy was commissioned by the U.S. bishops to provide the psychological component of a study on the nation’s priests. In 1969, he was the first commencement speaker on the Douglaston campus of Cathedral College.