On Saturday, Nov. 6, between All Souls Day and Veterans Day, parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church, Astoria, honored their beloved deceased veterans.
In the latest in a sudden rash of vandalism attacks at churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, black spray-painted graffiti was found on the exterior of Immaculate Conception Church on June 8.
May Crowning is a traditional Catholic ritual held during the month of May. The tradition honors Mary and the “Queen of May.”
The Catholic War Veterans & Auxiliary of the United States worry there is no one to continue their work in the future. The group’s leaders want to recruit younger vets who can keep services going once the current class of Vietnam-era vets is no longer active.
With Halloween festivities changing due to the pandemic, the Home Academy Association (HAA) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy (Astoria) made sure their students could still have a semi-normal experience. So, they came up with the idea to hold an outdoor “Trunk-or-Treat” event that involved dressing up in masks and costumes, plus trick-or-treating at tables in Immaculate Conception’s church parking lot.
This fall, Immaculate Conception parish, Astoria, hosted a lecture series featuring Fordham University professor Father Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., as the guest speaker. The series extended over three weeks and focused on the life and spiritual journey of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Handmade Rosaries for Students; Ignatian Volunteer Corps; Bible study; Immaculate Conception, Astoria; Sister Gina Fleming, O.P.; Problem Solving with a Club on the Green
Father Alessandro Linardi, 35, began his worldly travels in childhood, but the Holy Land captured his heart so profoundly that he gave himself completely to the One Who called him there.
The God of Healing and Peace is the theme of an upcoming Spring Film Festival at Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond F. Chappetto ordained two men as transitional deacons on their way to priestly ordination at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria, March 24.