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There’s always something exciting and important happening with our programs and services at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  Read these stories and check back often.  We’re always posting updates.


In anticipation of Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens gathered the community to follow Pope Francis’ example of prayer, action and service, by hosting a #WalkwithFrancis event, and a diocesan-wide Food Drive.

Our Lady of Angels Human Service Center is hosting a Back-to-School Health & Nutrition Event on Thursday, August 20th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The community is invited to receive health and nutrition information as well as enjoy games and other activities for children. Free giveaways include healthy snacks and a limited supply of back-to-school materials.
Our Lady of Angels
Human Service Center
336  73rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens's 7th Annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria, Queens, on August 7th, generated lots of attention for all its fun activities and community outreach! Hundreds of community residents came out to enjoy this exciting day of fun activities to gain important resources on health and safety.

Due to the high heat index, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is helping New Yorkers stay cool and beat the heat by having our 17 Senior Centers throughout Brooklyn and Queens serve as Cooling Centers. Most are open until about 4:00 p.m.  but several sites will have extended hours to 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to better serve our neighbors. All are welcome!

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is pleased to host the 2015 Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Memorial Golf Classic. The event will be held on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Sands Point Golf Club, Sands Point, New York.


2015 Bishop’s Humanitarian Dinner Honored James F. Crystal, Executive Vice President of Crystal & Company, Peter M. Meyer, Market President, NYC of TD Bank, and Mary C. E. Thompson, Member, Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens



To help children in need, and for his Eagle Scout project at Troop 139, Life Scout Joseph Murgida conducted a book drive at St. Helen’s Church in Howard Beach, Queens, and collected a total of 1,326 books! Joseph donated all of the books to Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens. We are so grateful to Joseph and Troop 139.


Join Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens on a 9-day Pilgrimage to Majestic Italy during the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy! Travel dates are March 30, 2016 to April 07, 2016, and it will include a Mass with Pope Francis on the Feast of Divine Mercy. Led by Bishop Paul Sanchez and Rev. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, participation in this special journey will help benefit the programs and services of Catholic Charities. Travel arrangements are by Peter's Way Tours and includes


This year’s 2015 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner honored those individuals who continue to make strides in their community and the lives of those around them. James F. Crystal, Executive Vice President of Crystal & Company, was one of this year’s recipients of the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award. Recently, he and approximately 25 additional staff from Crystal & Company volunteered at the John J. Farrell Residence in Brooklyn, New York.

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