The vandalism, which caused more than $10,000 in damages, was part a spate of crimes at Catholic churches in northern Brooklyn and southern Queens this past summer, raising the already pressing issue of how churches in the all-urban Diocese of Brooklyn can protect their buildings and property.
No Bullies Allowed at Immaculate Conception; Narrows Community Theater; Forgiven and Set Free; St. Paul’s Singles Week Retreat; Christian Unity in Howard Beach
Immersing oneself into the devotion of Divine Mercy Sunday is akin to emerging from the waters of a second baptism, explained Father Lukasz Kubiak of St. Helen, Howard Beach.
All are welcome to St. Helen Church, Howard Beach, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, Sept. 21-22.
Tons of Fun with Catholic Charities; Kid’s Bereavement Camp; Death of St. Padre Pio; Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn; Grandparents;
Five priests of the Brooklyn Diocese are observing their 60th year of priesthood. They were ordained May 31, 1958 by Bishop Bryan J. McEntegart at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn.
St. Helen parish, Howard Beach, will host a Divine Mercy Hour Hour on April 8, 2 p.m. A relic of St. Faustina will be available for veneration.
John DeRiso, 77, one of the driving forces behind the Support Group for the Physically Challenged at St. Helen’s parish, Howard Beach, died March 8.
St. Helen’s parish in Howard Beach celebrated the Feast of St. Padre Pio with a candlelight procession and veneration of the saint’s relic.
Father Herald, CFR, displays socks that the parishioners of St. Helen’s, Howard Beach, donated to the men at the St. Anthony Shelter in the Bronx. During ‘Socktober’ more than 350 pairs of new socks were collected.