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.

Pilgrimage to Long Island

The Rosary Ministry of St. Helen’s parish, Howard Beach, sponsored a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island on Saturday, Oct. 1. T

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.