Feast Day in the Streets of Corona

On the eve of Our Lady of Guadalupe’s feast day, thousands of parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows celebrated with a street procession, a Mass in Spanish, cultural performances and countless flowers. Mass was held outdoors because the Corona church has been closed since Jan. 4 when an early morning fire caused extensive damage.

Local Schools Honored For Donations to The Missions

St. Bernadette’s School in Dyker Heights and St. Sebastian’s School in Woodside were among the schools honored on Mission Sunday at a Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.

Thanks, Msgr. Healy

Mayor DeBlasio presented Msgr. Healy, pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows parish, with a citation thanking him for his service.

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Our New Deacons

Photos from Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s ordination of 19 men to the permanent diaconate on Saturday, May 23.

Daniel Diaz

Daniel Diaz, of Our Lady of Sorrows parish, Corona, was born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. He and his wife, Anabel, have been married for 16 years and they have two daughters. He works in maintenance and is active in his parish as an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist, catechist and as a […]

Despite Fire, Parish Life Continues

When fire damaged Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Corona on Jan. 5, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was one of the first on the scene to inspect the site. He returned last weekend to celebrate Mass with the parish community and encourage their efforts to rebuild. “I wanted to just be here with the people at […]

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Church Fire Can’t Stop Parish Life in Corona

On the first weekend after fire burned through the choir loft and roof of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Corona, the parish family was busier than ever – keeping the regular Mass schedule, volunteering where needed and helping each other move forward. Signs posted around the church grounds direct parishioners to Our Lady of Sorrows […]