The opening night of the 41st Gregorian festival was a night of reunion for many since the pandemic, but also a night to remember a beloved priest.
St. Gregory the Great – Bellerose Queens
New St. Gregory Pastor Promises To Be Partner To Parishioners
The new pastor of the Church of St. Gregory the Great, brought in to help the parish heal following the removal of the previous pastor, began his tenure with a promise to be a true partner to his parishioners.
Queens Pastor Removed From Ministry
Father John O’Connor, pastor of St. Gregory the Great Church in Bellerose and director of the Liturgy Office for the Diocese of Brooklyn, has been removed from ministry by Bishop Robert Brennan after the Diocesan Review Board (DRB) found evidence of sexual misconduct, officials announced Monday.
Masses for Families with Special Needs Show Churches’ Welcome-Back Spirit
Parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn are resuming their Masses for people with special needs after an 18-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Included are St. Gregory the Great, Holy Trinity, and St. Bernard.
Schools, Academies in the Diocese of Brooklyn Reopen With Safety Protocols in Place
For the first time in nearly six months, students, faculty, and staff in the Catholic schools and academies of Brooklyn and Queens have reunited in person, in the safest ways possible.
‘Shrek’ on Stage: Troupe Begins 40th Year at St. Gregory the Great
On Aug. 8, the St. Gregory the Great’s Theatre Group (SGTG) didn’t just stage its opening night performance of “Shrek The Musical.” The production also marked 40 years that the Bellerose parish has been presenting Broadway plays.
Tablet Talk July 28
Seven, Robed in White, Answer the Call to Serve; St. Gregory Theatre Group, Bellerose, presents “Sister Act;” free family care giving workshop;
Marriage Encounter Weekend; message from the Pope;
Marriage Encounter Weekend
Trust Was a Must For These Married Couples
In the same spirit as on their wedding days, more than 100 husbands and wives rededicated themselves to each other at the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass, June 9.
Catholic Schools Week
“Can you do a backflip?” isn’t the average question that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio must address, but during Catholic Schools Week, students at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy, Bellerose, got a chance to “Stump the Bishop” with inquiries that showcased their inquisitive innocence and curiosity.
Former Bellerose Teacher Dies at 84
Sister Mary K. O’Brien, B.V.M. (Jean Catherine), 84, died Nov. 27, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dubuque.