Our Lady Help Of Christians, Tottenville, S.I., N.Y. -- Until 1890 the Catholics residing in Tottenville attended St. Joseph's at Rossville. As their number increased Rev. James C. Rigney wish to build a church especially for them. For this purpose he secured property in William Street at a cost of $1700. The first Mass was said in Tottenville on Sunday, May 4, 1890.