Way of the Cross in Woodhaven

Parishioners from both St. Thomas the Apostle, Woodhaven, and Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, participated in their joint parish tradition – sharing the Way of the Cross events together

Grilled Cheese on Menu Is A Richmond Hill Tradition

“I don’t think it’s in the Bible that they multiplied the grilled cheese sandwiches, but that’s what happened that year,” said longtime Holy Child Jesus parishioner Joseph DePalo who attended the Richmond Hill parish’s annual post-Way of the Cross Good Friday lunch event – a tradition dating back to the 1980s.

Anton Dietrich

Anton Dietrich, 99, the oldest living alumnus of Holy Child Jesus School, Richmond Hill, died Feb. 16. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of the Cenacle Church, Richmond Hill.

Modern Twist to Nativity in Borough Park

This week’s Tablet TALK offers opportunities to get a fresh start in this new year and highlights those who have made significant achievements.

Good Shepherd’s New Altar Servers

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, a new CD from a Red Hook nun, FDNY block parties in the boroughs, an August pilgrimage to Catholic shrines in Quebec and much more.

Bensonhurst’s Holy Riders

This week’s Tablet TALK features news about motorcycle-riding priests, newlyweds, an inspiring talk radio show hosted by a Franciscan Brother, an Italian feast tradition and much more.

Grilling with God Series 2017

Richmond Hill is the place for young adults to connect with faith and friends on Thursday evenings this June as the Grilling With God Series returns to Holy Child Jesus parish for a seventh year.

Parishes, Schools Honored For Giving the Gift of Life

On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.

Diocesan Appointments – April 29

PASTOR Rev. William F. Sweeney, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30. ADMINISTRATOR Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, from parochial vicar, to administrator of Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, effective April 1. PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, to parochial vicar […]