Marianist Who Served in B’klyn Marks 50th Jubilee

Brother Stephen Glodek, S.M., will mark the 50th year of his profession as a member of the Marianist community (Society of Mary) at a jubilee celebration at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, Saturday, Aug. 5.

Bishop Blesses Couples Celebrating Anniversaries

Special recognition was given to couples celebrating 25th and 50th anniversaries at the diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

New Catholics Staying Close to the Church

On the day before the Fourth Sunday of Easter, traditionally called Good Shepherd Sunday, the adults who entered into full communion with the Catholic Church at Easter, reunited for a day of prayer, fellowship and continuing faith formation.

Local Pilgrims Will Adjust to Scheduling WYD in January

The next World Youth Day will take place in Panama in 2019. It has been scheduled for January instead of July due to the local weather. The changes are causing concerns for some, but almost all are still excited for the trip.

Youth Day Pilgrims Continue To Pray Together at Holy Hour

What initially was a Friday evening Holy Hour aimed at reuniting pilgrims who attended World Youth Day in Kraków this past summer, became a night that brought together a variety of people from around the diocese. Pilgrims and non-pilgrims alike gathered at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, for an hour in solemn prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

State of Schools Strong But Challenges Remain

An overflow crowd of more than 700 people filled the main chapel at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, Oct. 18 to attend the diocese’s Catholic Education Summit.

CYO Hall of Fame Welcomes Inductees

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens held its third annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony May 20 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

Fourteen Priests Observe 25 Years of Priesthood

Seven of the men who are celebrating their 25th anniversaries as priests were ordained by Bishop Thomas V. Daily on June 1, 1991. Details of the other ordinations are included in these brief biographies.

Bishop Catanello Dinner

The Third Annual Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello Memorial Dinner-Dance will be held on Saturday, March 12, at Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston. It will begin with Mass at 6 p.m. in the chapel.