Singing for the Lord at PBVM

The youth group music ministry  provided the songs and sounds for a parish novena Mass and adoration at Presentation  of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica.

The Tablet Art Contest’s First Special Honoree

For the first time since The Tablet joined with the Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481 to create the Christmas art contest 12 years ago, one student will receive special recognition as an honoree for his artwork at the award ceremony: eighth-grader and special needs student Diego Tecpanecatl, a parishioner at St. Helen’s Church in Howard Beach.

The Tablet Jr.: A Monthly Forum for Students to Explore Their Passion

The Tablet newspaper has been a part of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s lifeline since 1908. More than 110 years later, the diocesan newspaper will launch its first-ever monthly four-page pullout for young students in kindergarten through eighth grade called “The Tablet Jr.”

The Creative Mind Behind the Christmas Magic

Months before the calendars read “December” and pink and purple Advent candles were placed on altars in preparation for Jesus’ birth, one man was tasked with configuring how many tiny red fluorescent lights would complement hundreds of yards of red ribbon on a Christmas tree to bring awareness to the plight of persecuted Christians around the world. Enter the world of Mark Steele.

The Legacy Lives on at St. Joseph HS

Less than a year before St. Joseph H.S. will close its doors in Downtown Brooklyn for good, alumnae, faculty and students participated in the final Women’s Professional Day, Nov. 22, encouraging one another as a community rooted in the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph, the order that runs the school.

Ursuline Sisters Celebrate 95 Years

The Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk, Belgium, celebrated 95 years of ministry in the U.S. with a Mass and cocktail party fundraiser Nov. 3 at St. William the Abbot Church in
Seaford, N.Y.