As police continued to search for the vandal who toppled a 130-year-old statue of the Blessed Mother outside St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst — leaving it broken in pieces — distraught parishioners have begun raising thousands to repair it.
Several elementary academies and schools are welcoming new principals and assistant principals this September.
The Catholic Youth Organization hosted its first annual “Nothin’ But Net” Epilepsy Awareness Basketball Tournament Jan. 15 at St. Adalbert parish, Elmhurst.
The donkey brayed and kicked as St. Francis of Assisi announced the birth of Jesus outside of St. Adalbert Church on Dec. 2.
A public rosary rally to mark the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Fatima will be held in Juniper Park this month.
The Tablet, with the collaboration of Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481, invited youth from Brooklyn and Queens to participate in the annual “Christ Is Risen Art Contest.”
In March 1892, a small group of Polish-speaking people petitioned Brooklyn’s first Bishop, John Loughlin, for a parish where their own language was spoken and their customs and traditions would be kept alive. He responded by asking Father Joseph Fyda to form a Polish parish.
St. Adalbert Church in Elmhurst will celebrate the closing Mass of Thanksgiving for its 125th parish anniversary on April 23. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will preside at the Mass.
“Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day is a fun time for the youth to gather and celebrate God and all of His glory. It’s also a time to meet kids from different parts of New York and to learn about their experiences.”
Sister Maria (Mary E.) Przyborowska, C.S.F.N., a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth for 76 years, died Sept. 19. She was 92.