When Griselda Pena and her husband Ivan Vasquez found out that she was expecting a baby in 2020, it was a frightening time for them. But the help they received from The Bridge to Life made all the difference.
The weather was chilly, still, dozens of people swarmed small card tables piled high with sandwiches, fresh produce, canned goods, toiletries, and clothing offered by St. Fidelis Street Outreach near the intersection of 14th Avenue and College Point Boulevard.
After spending part of their first year of confirmation via distance learning at the height of the pandemic, 31 students were excited to be back in person to finish and prepare for their sacrament of confirmation.
The Knights of Columbus/St. Ambrose Council #1463, College Point, has donated more than $100,000 to two Queens parishes and a diocesan group in the name of evangelization and helping local youth.
After joyously entering the Church at the Easter Vigil, the question on the minds of many newly initiated Catholics is: What comes next?
This week’s Tablet TALK features “souper” students and parishioners in Queens, a school raising funds to fight cancer, a free opera (one-night only) in Brooklyn, details on a summer mission trip to Peru and much more.
This week’s Tablet TALK features a generous donation from Bayside Knights to Providence House moms, a souper fundraiser for a College Point food pantry, children donating pajamas to other children in need, a retreat opportunity for those who have lost a spouse and much more.
This week’s Tablet TALK features an animal awareness event inspired by St. Francis, Hispanic Heritage Month honors for Sunnyside’s Juan Rodriguez, an alternative Halloween celebration and much more.
Sister Rosemary Gillen, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 75 years, died July 27. She was 94 years old.
For the second summer in a row, St. Fidelis Church in College Point has organized a temporary shelter to offer 10 homeless men a warm, home-cooked meal, a safe place to sleep and a spirit of fellowship.