The melding of philosophy and spirituality expressed in art — particularly movies — has turned Father Robert Lauder into a film aficionado. As a philosophy professor at St. John’s University he shows his classes his favorite movies, like “On the Waterfront,” and “A Man for All Seasons.” He wants students to consider if movies can “tell us something about God.”
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.
Theresa Polese has hung up her apron after 33 years of serving seminarians and retired priests in the dining room at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.
At Bishop Mugavero Residence for Retired Priests in Douglaston, there are currently 37 priests and bishops who have served their ministry for the Diocese of Brooklyn for a total of 1,907 years, ranging from 38 years ordained to 70 – an average of 53 years.
During this Year of Mercy, Catholics have the opportunity to better understand the concept of mercy and to meet Jesus by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. That was the message of the Diocesan Evangelization Congress held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.
For seminarians, God’s providence came by way of the Knights of Columbus. The Refund Support Vocations Program (RSVP) is an initiative in which councils provide seminarians with financial assistance and moral support.
Queens Deanery No. 5 hosted “A Harvest of Song and Praise,” an autumn afternoon concert at American Martyrs, Bayside, featuring seven choirs and ensembles of the deanery. The parishes of Queens Deanery No. 5 include American Martyrs; Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park; St. Kevin and Holy Family, both Flushing; St. Anastasia, Douglaston; […]
The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County hosted its annual Red Mass Sept. 19 to open the 2014-2015 judicial season.
When new Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) director Rob Caldera took over in July, 2013, one of his main goals was to establish a CYO Hall of Fame. That vision has become a reality, and the CYO’s inaugural Hall of Fame dinner dance will take place Friday, May 16 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. The […]
Six alumni of Cathedral Prep Seminary, Elmhurst, were inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame Feb. 2 as part of the 14th annual Mass and induction ceremony at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. The Class of 2013 brings the total amount of Cathedral Prep Hall of Famers to 77. While the Super Bowl was played the […]