Denise Dollard is packing up her things and taking one last look around her office at St. Margaret Mary Church before she heads out the door and into retirement after 28 years on the job as a secretary and director of outreach.
Fifty-one children from Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s CCD program celebrated their first Holy Communion on July 18. Two separate Masses, celebrated by Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, V.F., took place at the church in accordance with state and Diocesan safety guidelines.
Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens knows how to party at the same that it helps get kids ready for school. On Aug. 2, it hosted its 11th annual “Kids Fun Day” at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, where it had games and activities for children, distributed school supplies and offered free products and medical services from vendors.
In Communion with Christ; A Retreat to Commune with the Lord
Young Ladies Support Each Other; Young People Say ‘I Do’ to Holy Spirit
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 five men becoming priests for the Diocese of Brooklyn June 30 were ordained transitional deacons during three separate Masses in Rome, Yonkers and Astoria.
Father Hung Xuan Cao, 36, was born into a peasant farming family in central Vietnam.
Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., bestowed the sacrament of Confirmation on 56 young people from the faith formation program at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, this spring.
A vocation is, like all graces, divinely initiated and totally unmerited. But as incarnate beings, vocations come to women and men in particular circumstances.