Pilgrimage to Mexico

Twenty parishioners from St. Mary Gate of Heaven Church, Ozone Park, spent time this summer on a pilgrimage to Mexico, where they visited the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and other holy sites with Father Carlos C. Velásquez, parochial vicar.

Students Recognized at Mission Sunday Mass

Awards to students and schools that assist the missions was the highlight of the annual Mission Sunday Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.

Queens Rectory Hosts Papal Trip Viewing Party

Through a television screen setup in the rectory of St. Mary Gate of Heaven in Ozone Park, Colombian parishioners witnessed the second day of their beloved home country welcoming Pope Francis with open arms, setting the stage for talks on reconciliation and peace during his visit to Villavicencio, Sept. 8.

St. Mary Gate of Heaven

St. Mary Gate of Heaven’s mission is to educate students, according to high academic standards, in a nurturing environment that reflects the love of Jesus.

Global Thinking Earns Honors for Elmhurst Artists

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a seminar on women’s health and fertility, a sacred sites open house, spring planting in Queens, an upcoming multicultural celebration and more.

Parishes, Schools Honored For Giving the Gift of Life

On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.

Diocesan Appointments – April 29

PASTOR Rev. William F. Sweeney, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30. ADMINISTRATOR Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, from parochial vicar, to administrator of Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, effective April 1. PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, to parochial vicar […]

St. Mary Gate of Heaven Students Know Their Rights

Students at St. Mary Gate of Heaven Catholic Academy, Ozone Park, know their rights, and are ensuring them for themselves and their posterity. They have created a Bill of Rights based on the foundations of respect and social justice as part of a school-wide anti-bullying campaign.