Padre Pio Observance in Howard Beach

St. Helen’s parish, Howard Beach, conducted a triduum in honor of St. Padre Pio. On the final evening, parishioners gathered for Mass, a procession and the chance to venerate a relic of the saint.

Memorial Walk for Howard Beach Jogger

Now known as the “trail of tears,” nearly a thousand family members, friends and local residents gravely walked along Spring Creek Park, Howard Beach, for the Karina Vetrano memorial walk Aug. 16.

The Feast of Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi was celebrated around the world and in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens with public devotions and processions. Click on the links below to see coverage.

Pilgrimage to Holy Door

The Rosary Ministry Society of St. Helen’s parish, Howard Beach, sponsored a trip to the Holy Doors of Mercy at the Basilica of Regina Pacis in Bensonhurst.

Father Candreva Served As Deacon and Priest

Father Art Candreva, I.V. Dei, a member of the Voluntas Dei Institute who served as a parochial vicar at Our Lady of Hope parish, Middle Village, died Feb. 18.

St. Helen’s Parish Warms Feet and Hearts

Brother Peter Marie, C.F.R., and two of the men from the St. Anthony Shelter for Renewal, the Bronx, display some of the new socks and other items that were donated to them by the parishioners of St. Helen Church in Howard Beach.

Father John Cush

Walking Together in Trust and Love

From Marine Park to Howard Beach to Elmhurst and now Rome, I have had an incredible experience of priesthood for many reasons. In light of today’s Gospel, perhaps I might articulate two of them: first, “going out two by two,” and second, “taking nothing for the journey.”

Diocese Celebrates Feast of Corpus Christi

Under sunny skies, parishes around the diocese observed the Feast of Corpus Christi with outdoor processions through the streets of Brooklyn and Queens. Corpus Christi in Woodside In Woodside, a Corpus Christi procession was conducted in St. Sebastian’s parish June 7. Father Kevin Abels, pastor, carried the Blessed Sacrament in a monstrance through the streets of […]