One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.
The Holy Innocents Society of St. Matthias parish in Ridgewood, celebrated its 60th anniversary in February of this year.
At St. Matthias parish, Ridgewood, lunch and dinner are served every day to the homeless and others who are in need.
The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.
In less than two weeks, Matthew and Stephanie Zinser and their three young sons are leaving everything behind their families, jobs and Glendale home – to answer the call to live as missionary disciples.
Queens students swept the top three spots in this year’s Diocesan Middle Grades Math Bee, which took place at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Jamaica, last month.
Larry Mule from St. Matthias parish in Ridgewood was a good listener and was loved by the RCIA candidates and parishioners. He was exactly what a deacon and every minister of the Church should be, a servant of the people of God, following the example of Jesus.
For the 10th consecutive year, colorful expressions of faith were on display at The Tablet’s annual Keep Christ in Christmas Art Contest award ceremony Jan. 25. Out of the nearly 1,000 student-entries, only 11 winners were selected to celebrate their creative achievements at the Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council, Dyker Heights.
Retired Deacon Lawrence Mule, 70, died at the Hospice Inn, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, where he had been living.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio installed Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., as the pastor of St. Matthias parish, Ridgewood, on Nov. 19.