Last week, I invited those parishes and diocesan agencies that need help this Christmas to apply here for a Bright Christmas grant. For more than 50 years, The Tablet’s readers have been donating to our Bright Christmas Campaign that assures that no child goes without a gift this Christmas.
Now is the time for parishes and diocesan organizations to apply for assistance from The Tablet’s Bright Christmas Campaign.
Visitors to the new mausoleum at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, L.I., are immediately greeted by a beautifully carved statue of Christ the King, for whom the building is named. The statue is the work of DeMetz Art Studios in Italy and is one of two pieces from there to grace the new mausoleum. The other is a depiction of Mary.
When Bill Haffey runs by Our Lady of Angels Church on Fourth Ave. in Bay Ridge in this weekend’s New York City Marathon, he’ll smile and remember what it was like growing up in the neighborhood so many years ago.
Addressing the spirit of secularism in today’s world, Bishop Barres said, “You and I can go off in the corner and dissect the problem to death and roll over, or you and I can take the paths of the saints of history who went into the work of history and stepped up to combat a true cultural need.”
In what can be described as a State of the Union for Vocations in the Diocese of Brooklyn, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio told the priests not to expect the numbers of priests to be as high as they were in the past. He was addressing about 300 diocesan priests who had come to Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington for their away convocation.
It was Family Night when Futures in Education held its annual Scholarship Dinner at Manhattan’s Marriott Marquis Oct. 10.
Looking to help in light of the recent natural disasters? We’ve got a couple of volunteer experiences that need your hands and bodies.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed more than our share of disasters – both man-made and natural occurrences.
The Bay Ridge parish that spawned six other Brooklyn parishes is concluding its 125th birthday celebration. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving marking the milestone at Our Lady of Angels Church.