Relic of St. Maximilian On View in the Diocese

The major relics of a Polish-born Franciscan friar, who voluntarily gave his life for a stranger in a Nazi concentration camp, are on pilgrimage in the Brooklyn Diocese through July 24.

St. Adalbert School, Elmhurst

St. Adalbert School, Elmhurst,l is a multi-cultural school whose mission is to follow in the footsteps of Jesus as teacher and spiritual guide. Faith formation and Catholic identity are paramount in developing the whole person through prayer, scripture, liturgical celebrations and Christian service.

Campaign Comes to Parish Just In Time for Anniversary

Father Miroslaw Podymniak, O.F.M. Conv., known as “Father Mirek” to his parishioners, has been the pastor at St. Adalbert for the past year and half. He loves his parish community and is enjoying getting to know its members through his work on the Generations of Faith campaign.

Bethlehem Comes to Elmhurst

Several hundred parishioners and neighbors gathered at St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, to witness “A Greccio Experience: One Night in Bethlehem,” an outdoor reenactment of the Christmas story as seen though the eyes of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare.

50th Anniversaries in Elmhurst

A Mass of thanksgiving was held at St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, to mark the 50th anniversary of priesthood for Fathers Herman Czaster, O.F.M. Conv., and Patrick Gallagher, O.F.M. Conv., who are in residence at the parish.

Independent Thinkers Emerge at St. Adalbert

Located in Elmhurst, Queens, St. Adalbert School is staffed by the Conventual Franciscan Friars, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and a dedicated lay staff.