Corpus Christi, Woodside

“We believe in the real presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus, who lived, who died, who rose, is alive, is real, and is present in our midst. That is what we celebrate today,” said Bishop Octavio Cisneros at the beginning of his homily Sunday, June 3, at Corpus Christi Church in Woodside.

Building Life, Support with Bengali Mass in Woodside

Bengali-speaking parishioners were delighted to attend Mass in their own language at Corpus Christi Church in Woodside, March 18. Father Patrick West, pastor, took the initiative to organize the Mass in Bengali.

Corpus Christi Youth Present Passion Play

To prepare their parish community for Holy Week, youth ministry members and Confirmation candidates at Corpus Christi Church, Woodside, presented a Passion Play for the parish community.

It’s Official! Seven Are Now Priests of Diocese

After having collectively ministered in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 60 years, seven foreign-born priests have begun the new year as official priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

No Tears Shed Over Ouster of Markey

When upstart Democratic primary challenger Brian Barnwell defeated incumbent NY Assemblywoman Margaret Markey in the Primary Election Sept. 13, there weren’t many tears shed in Catholic circles.

12 New Acolytes on Road to the Diaconate

Twelve men who are studying to become permanent deacons for the parishes in Brooklyn and Queens, were admitted as Acolytes June 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa presided.

A Celebration in Woodside

Dear Editor: I was quite thrilled to open this week’s Tablet and find an article about our parish celebration of our patronal feast! Children and adults of many ethnicities came together on Sunday, May 29, in Corpus Christi parish, Woodside, to express their devotion to the Holy Eucharist.

The Feast of Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi was celebrated around the world and in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens with public devotions and processions. Click on the links below to see coverage.

Woodside Parish Unites Around the Eucharist

Celebrating Corpus Christi at Corpus Christi parish, Woodside, Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez spoke of how culture has shifted toward an awareness of the types of food and drinks people consume. Corpus Christi is an opportunity to think about the spiritual food that can nourish the body, he explained.

Support of Woodside Parish

Dear Editor: The family and friends of the late Major John H. Mark Jr. (U.S. Army) thank everyone who made the “Broadway Comes to Woodside” scholarship benefit performance held at Corpus Christi Church, Woodside, on April 17 a financial and theatrical success.