Dec 03 2011

St. Virgilius Church in Broad Channel, Queens

St. Virgilius Roman Catholic Church in Broad Channel, Queens is a simple wooden frame building, located on Noel road. This is one of two churches in Broad Channel.

Sep 03 2011

The Church of the Holy Trinity, Manhattan

The Church of the Holy Trinity, Manhattan. Image 1

The origins of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church date back to October 23, 1898, when a new parish was established on the West Side between 77th street and 86th from Central Park to the Hudson River. The area known today as the Upper West Side was fairly well-developed by 1900, and it would take several years to purchase property for a church building, rectory and school. Father Michael J. Considine supervised the construction of the church complex,

Sep 03 2011

The Most Precious Blood Church, Queens

The Most Precious Blood Church, Queens. Image 1

The parish was formed in 1922. Masses are offered in Brazilian Portuguese, Croatian, Italian, Spanish and Tagalog to compliment the six English Masses, thus reflecting the diverse ethnic makeup of Astoria. They also sponsor a Purgatorial Society and hold First Friday devotions as well as regular adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. There is a parish school for children in grades kindergarten through eight.