Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Ozone Park are home to some of the most historic and well frequented holy places in Queens, which serve the needs of the many religions of the region.
Our Lady of Grace, at 158-08 101st Street in Old Howard Beach, is just a quick walk away from Coleman Square and plays host to a number of events in the community. In addition to a number of festivals, the church and school’s parking lot has been home base for the annual JDRF walk.
St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Parish, located at 88-10 102nd Avenue, was established in 1923 and is a part of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Both the parish and school are active in the community. Recently the church hosted an international festival in the school’s playground, where foods from different countries and cultures were enjoyed by all.
The Rockwood Park Jewish Center, located at 156-45 84th Street, is a fixture in the quaint, quiet hamlet of Lindenwood. Not only does the center serve the Jewish population in the area, but plays host to the Howard Beach Senior Center in its basement.
St. Helen’s, located at 157-10 83rd Street in Lindenwood, has been a fixture in Howard Beach for more than 50 years. Several years after it first opened, the adjoining St. Helen’s Catholic School was opened and has been serving and educating the community ever since.