St. Gabriel parish, East Elmhurst, celebrated its feast day Feb. 25 with a sharing of joy and passion. It was standing room only for the Mass of thanksgiving celebrated in Spanish by Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P.
Teadora Fiume, the mother of Father Gioacchino Basile, pastor of St. Gabriel’s parish, East Elmhurst, died July 14.
Italian-born Father Nicholas Apollonio, 33, gave up on God after a family tragedy, but God never gave up on him.
Father Eric F. Kyle, O.F.M., 91, a professed Franciscan friar for 69 years and a priest for 64 years, died Dec. 1, at Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J.
Maria Cuadrado, a member of Our Lady of Fatima parish, East Elmhurst, died Aug. 18.
Father Victor Manuel Bolaños, 47, never thought of becoming a priest. Not until World Youth Day in 2008 when he felt a vocational call so powerful that he could not resist it.
Sister Patrick Regina Sullivan, S.C., 90, a native of Manhattan, died April 24 at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. Born as Catherine, she attended Sacred Heart School in the Bronx and Cathedral H.S., Manhattan, before entering the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1942. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of […]