PHOTOS: The 28th Annual Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bay Ridge hosted its 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26. The luck of the Irish was certainly on display as a long line of distinguished Irish and honorary Irish community leaders, representatives, schools and businesses marched along the boulevard.

Former Brooklyn Man Proud of Paperboy Days With The Tablet

One of James Hayes’ first jobs was as a Tablet newspaper delivery boy. He also sold the paper outside the St. Jerome Church after Sunday morning Masses. And after all these years, even after relocating to his new home in South Carolina, Hayes still carries a torch for The Tablet and reads it from cover to cover every week. 

Priests, Parishes Unite to Aid Local Families Affected by Turkey-Syria Earthquake

Unimaginable images of a father holding onto his teenage daughter’s hand as she lay dead under a collapsed building and babies being pulled from the rubble of an earthquake that devastated parts of Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6 hit especially close to home for families in Brooklyn and Queens with relatives in the ravaged region.

God’s Love Crosses Continents With African/Caribbean Music

Ten years ago, Sophie Nsougan had just immigrated to the United States from Togo in West Africa. While looking to find work, Nsougan took the opportunity to help introduce and integrate the unique sounds of her native country into the Mass at St. Joseph’s Church in Jamaica, Queens. 

Bright Christmas Fund Spreads Cheer in Diocese

The readers of The Tablet stepped up in a big way this past holiday season, helping make this a truly bright Christmas for children and families throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn and beyond. 

Competellos Express Their Faith Through Music

Don and Diane Competello have more in common than your average husband and wife. The married couple, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in June, have both served as music directors at St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church in Middle Village for the last 12 years, and they are both longtime educators.