A Mass was held at Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, on May 7 for 112 jubilarians (with a total of almost 7,000 years of service) from the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Meet the nine priests celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year.
Meet the six priests celebrating their 25th anniversaries this year.
Father Gerald DiGiralamo, S.A., a native of Astoria, celebrated his golden jubilee on Saturday, June 28, marking 50 years since he entered the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement.
Religious Sisters from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrated their anniversaries of religious life at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Father Richard J. Bretone, parochial vicar at St. Patrick’s, Bay Ridge, since 2011, will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving at the church on Saturday, May 31, at 5 p.m. A reception will follow in the auditorium. The theme for the reception will be a barn dance as a fundraiser for Father Bretone’s upstate N.Y. retreat […]
At the annual Chrism Mass celebrated during Holy Week, priests who are marking significant anniversaries of their ordinations as priests were invited to concelebrate with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. From left are Msgr. Nicholas Sivillo, 50 years; Msgr. Austin Bennett, 65 years; and Msgr. John Casey, 60 years.
Sister Mary Margaret Duffy, 100, is celebrating her 85th year as a member of the Dominican Sisters of Amityville, L.I. She entered the congregation in 1929 from Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal parish, Ridgewood. She received the religious name Sister Mary Arthur. From 1930 to 1943, she taught at All Saints Elementary School, Williamsburg, […]
The school and parish community at Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Sister Katherine Hanrahan, C.S.J., principal of the parish school, on Sept. 22. The Golden Jubilee marks her 50th anniversary of religious life. Teachers, former teachers, school staff members, students past and present gathered alongside parishioners to honor Sister Katherine. […]
A native of Long Island, Sister Martina Schaefer, M.M.S., will celebrate her 60th Jubilee on Aug. 15 at a Mass and reception at the Medical Mission Sisters’ North American Headquarters in Philadelphia. The former Helen Ann Schaefer, Sister Martina entered Medical Mission Sisters in 1950 at the age of 20. She earned her R.N. at […]