That spirit was on display at The Tablet’s 12th annual Christ Is Risen Easter art contest on May 15 in Dyker Heights. The awards ceremony, co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Archbishop John Hughes Council No. 481, was held at the council’s center.
Using the power of storytelling to boost the Church was the main message of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s 27th annual World Communications Day on May 8.
In Lauren Gentry’s eyes, the stage she envisioned and prepared for was set. As a young college student from Nebraska majoring in theatre, she secured an internship at the theatre capital of the world – New York City. With the big city lights ahead of her, Gentry knew the Big Apple was calling her name. In the most divine way of peculiar circumstances, so was God.
Regardless of the weather on Holy Saturday, whether the clouds pour rain or the skies remain clear, one can expect hundreds of members of the Movimiento de Jornadas de Vida Cristiana (Jornadas) to make their evangelizing presence known throughout the streets of Brooklyn or Queens during their annual Way of the Cross or Caminata.
In order for Jesus to become the central focus for more than 1,200 teens who attended the annual youth rally on an early Saturday morning, the event would need to spark their interest and grab their attention through their senses.
Nearly 50 years ago, St. Clare parish was on the cusp of a cultural and ethnic transition when the original settlers in the area moved out while an influx of new settlers from the Caribbean islands moved in. Fast forward to 2019 and a thriving community of Catholics from an array of Afro-Caribbean backgrounds hold steadfast to the unifying thread of their cultural upbringing: their faith.
An interdenominational, honest and thought-provoking panel consisting of prestigious women theologians and academic scholars was held at The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA) March 10 as part of National Catholic Sisters Week. National Catholic Sisters Week started March 2014 and was created to highlight women religious through series of events across the country that would help to instruct, enlighten and bring greater focus to the lives of the sisters.
One day after the passing of St. Joseph H.S.’ first lay-principal since the school was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph more than 100 years ago, a solemn memorial service was held for Caroline Latham at the Oratory Church of St. Boniface in Downtown Brooklyn, Feb. 27.
Fathers Sebastian Tarciziu Andro, Raynolds Basilious, O.C.D., Timothy John Lambert, Jose Evangelista Lopez and Felix Sanchez joined the ranks of the Brooklyn Diocese and were no longer members of their previous dioceses by the process of incardination.
Energetic youth from across the eastern seaboard gathered at Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush Feb. 23 to participate in the annual Youth Rally sponsored by The National Center of the Haitian Apostolate and The Brooklyn Haitian Ministry. The 2019 theme was “Lead and Be Fruitful.”