Congrats, Father Szymon!

Dear Editor:

Congratulations to newly-ordained, Father Szymon! St. Anselm has been lucky to have him serving there as deacon!

Father Szymon Galazyn

Polish-born Father Szymon Galazyn, 35, did not expect to end up in the United States.

Parishes, Schools Honored For Giving the Gift of Life

On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.

Sister Catherine Atkins, C.S.J.

Sister Catherine Atkins, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 52 years, died Feb. 16 in Southside Hospital.

Local Marathoners’ Times

Here are the times for local parishioners who participated in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5

Father Dolan, 92, Dies After 65 Years as Priest

A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Thomas D. Dolan, a senior priest of the diocese, was celebrated Saturday, Nov. 5, at St. Elizabeth Church, Ozone Park, at 10:30 a.m.

Students Take to Streets at Ragamuffin Parade

Bay Ridge’s Ragamuffin Parade celebrated its 50th anniversary Oct. 1 as thousands of school children from the Catholic academies and public schools dressed in costume to march along Third Ave.

Presentation on Catholic End-of-Life Issues

“Catholic Considerations on End-of-Life Decision-Making” will be the focus of a presentation in Our Lady of Angels parish auditorium, Bay Ridge, Oct. 5.