Pilgrims Receive Blessing Before Heading to Panama

It was their last official act of preparation before their spiritual and physical pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama – local pilgrims attended a Mass of Sending at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

New Principals

Several elementary academies and schools are welcoming new principals and assistant principals this September.

Let Them Speak: Recognizing Injustice

I may not be parading around Union Square, but in no way does that discount the amount of social justice work that I have done. In fact, when I have the time and autonomy to attend protests, I certainly will. Do these actions make me a bad Catholic? Or a bad Christian? They do not.  

Let Them Speak: I Can Do All Things

I have been in a wheelchair all of my life. I was born with a disability called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 7A – a connective tissue disorder affecting my muscles and joints – and have had almost 30 major surgeries. I couldn’t have done it without God by my side. I face many obstacles, some are harder for me, but I have always found strength in my faith.

Good Friday in Whitestone

The Borgetto Cultural Association S.S. Addolorata del Romitello, Inc. and its Brotherhood of Christ and Our Lady of Sorrows conducted its annual Good Friday procession from St. Mel’s Church, Flushing, to St Luke’s, Whitestone.

A Different Kind of Buzz at St. Mel’s

Parishioners, students and a priest from St. Mel’s parish, Flushing, recently participated in a hair-donation event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to conquering childhood cancers.