Brother Jubilarians

The religious brothers of the diocese were honored along with women religious at a jubilee celebration May 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. They were guests of honor at a liturgy celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and at the dinner that followed.

Msgr. Bynon, Educator And Pastor, Dead at 85

A Mass of Christian burial for Msgr. Joseph P. Bynon, former superintendent of schools and former pastor of Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park, was celebrated Jan. 8 in the chapel at Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.

Sister Vincent Louise Tesoriero, C.S.J.

Sister Vincent Louise Tesoriero, C.S.J., 96, a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 73 years, died Sept. 29, in Sacred Heart Convent, Hempstead, L.I.

When the Lord Tugs Us, Let Us Heed the Call

My tiny, five-pound Yorkshire terrier Sonya, in her old age, first became deaf and then blind. It happened suddenly and quickly. … The reality is that Sonya has to relearn her entire world and how to successfully function in it – but now, in complete silence and darkness.