One Man’s Generosity Makes Mark at St. Bernard

Several months ago, Jimmy Wagner, a lawyer, donated money to St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish in Mill Basin and told the pastor, Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, to use it as the church saw fit. The parish chose to commission a statue of the Holy Family.

Carlo Acutis Relic Helps Students Strengthen Their Faith

Blessed Carlo Acutis is helping students in the Diocese of Brooklyn grow closer to their faith. Scores of students came to Holy Family Church in Fresh Meadows on Wednesday, April 6 to take part in a prayer rally where they were given the opportunity to venerate a relic of Acutis.

Female Doctors of the Church Have Rx for Spiritual Ailments 

St. Therese of Lisieux, known as “The Little Flower,” is one of only four female saints with the title “Doctor of the Church,” an honor that has been bestowed on fewer than 40 saints throughout history and signifies their importance as teachers of the faith whose lessons have far-reaching influence.

Queens Knights of Columbus Council Collects 500 Pounds of Food in One Day

Since May, the Knights of Columbus Holy Family/Bishop Ignatius Catanello Council #14520 has collected and distributed more than 4,000 pounds of food to at least 6,000 families. Their most recent food drive, held on August 16, collected approximately 500 pounds of food that was donated to St. Michael’s Church Pantry in Flushing.

Mass Disappointment: Services Canceled

At Holy Family Church in Fresh Meadows, Queens, nearly 70 parishioners worshiped at the March 15 noon Mass, which is about half the normal attendance. In a sense, it was a regular Sunday Mass, but it was also unusual.