One parish, three languages and 150 years of history. That’s the story of St. Patrick’s Church, Long Island City, which on Oct. 6 celebrated its 150th anniversary with a Mass in English, Spanish and Tagalog, reflecting its diverse base.
Msgr. Michael Dempsey, a senior Brooklyn priest and a pioneer in national television ministry, died March 10 at his private residence in Astoria. He was 84.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Father John A. McShane, a retired senior priest of the diocese, was celebrated Oct. 1
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Queens students who gave pajamas to peers; invites readers to the dedication of a new Springfield Gardens church; has an appeal from an East Flatbush parish and more.
The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from the Faith Formation Program at Most Precious Blood parish, Astoria, embarked on a month-long quest to raise money for City Harvest and Syrian refugees.
Lorraine Gilley, the mother of Father Charles Gilley, I.V. Dei., a priest of the Voluntas Dei Institute, who resides at St. Patrick’s rectory, Long Island City, died March 28.
Sister Rosemary Anne Wood, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 74 years, died in St. Joseph Convent on Dec. 10.
With flowers, songs in Tagalog and prayers for peace, children and adults honored Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag May 3 at a monthly Filipino Mass at St. Patrick Church, Long Island City. “We believe that the Blessed Mother is the mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the mother of the Word incarnate and […]