Handmade Rosaries for Students; Ignatian Volunteer Corps; Bible study; Immaculate Conception, Astoria; Sister Gina Fleming, O.P.; Problem Solving with a Club on the Green
A world without Jesus Christ is a world without hope – unrecognizable, within which our neighborhoods, communities, and our common humanity cannot truly flourish. For our sake and for those we must lead to Christ, we cannot lose sight of who we are, from Whom we came, and to Whom we look to return. We’ve got to roll up our sleeves, and get to work.
Unique – that is the best way to describe St. Mark Catholic Academy in Sheepshead Bay.
Nationally known youth speaker, Bob Perron of Stooge4Christ ministry, above, gave the keynote talk at a recent Junior High Youth Rally, organized by the diocesan Office of Faith Formation at St. Mark Church, Sheepshead Bay.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Mother’s final apparition at Fatima, clergy and parishioners from St. Mark and St. Margaret Mary churches in Sheepshead Bay packed Bill Brown Square for a Rosary Rally.
Principals leading local Catholic academies and schools were honored at the annual Principals’ Longevity Recognition Awards Celebration at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. They were recognized for their committed service, leadership and dedication to the mission of Catholic education within the diocese.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, special observances are being held all over Brooklyn and Queens.
In Sheepshead Bay, Catholics and Jews cheerfully shared grape juice, matzoh and bitter herbs during a model Seder dinner.
“Face 2 Face,” a Eucharist-centered retreat weekend for youth and young adults ages 15-30, was conducted Feb. 17-19 at St. Mark’s parish, Sheepshead Bay.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Gerard J. Arella, pastor emeritus of St. Mark’s parish, Sheepshead Bay, was celebrated Feb. 3 in the chapel at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. He died Jan. 31 at Bishop Mugavero Residence, Douglaston. He was 88.