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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.

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.


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens officially renamed its Most Holy Trinity Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Apartments in Brooklyn to the John J. Farrell Residence. The dedication ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, and was attended by Mr. Farrell’s family and friends.


Our Queens Community Center held a huge Earth Day celebration on April 24 with nearly 100 children and families. The event included many arts and crafts and snack stations, and it was a way to come together and learn about the environment and our planet. 


Losing a loved one or nearing the end of life is difficult for anyone. Our Catholic Charities Bereavement Services offers various ways to ease the pain, including group talks, individual consultations, spiritual talks and prayer shawls.


The work of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens would not be possible without the support of volunteers.


The spring 2015 issue of the Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens newsletter is now available. Learn how we impact the lives of many -- with your help. 


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