Aid to the Church in Need was the big winner at the annual Bishop DiMarzio Golf Classic conducted by DeSales Media Group, parent company of The Tablet and NET-TV.
The closing Mass for the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel took place at its namesake parish in Williamsburg July 16 during the peak of summer, but July’s rising temperatures couldn’t take away from an overflowing congregation – mostly first-generation Italian-Americans and Haitian immigrants from around the diocese. They came to honor their Blessed Mother as a devotion that traces throughout cultural and family traditions.
Father John Okeke has spent 18 summers serving parishes in the U.S., the last 10 in the Diocese of Brooklyn. In his native Archdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria, he is a pastor, but when he comes to New York in July and August, he gets a break from his day-to-day responsibilities.
Vibrantly colored umbrellas, women dressed in Indian garb and people radiating with the love of God could be seen and heard as a procession headed out of Guardian Angel Church onto Ocean Parkway July 1.
The third installment of the Diocese Summer Reading.
Even though the Collars defeated the Scholars, 5-3, in softball at MCU Park’s Catholic Schools Night June 25, Sister Shirlee Tremont, M.F.P., of St. Bernadette, Dyker Heights, was declared the Most Valuable Player for her two-hit, two-RBIs performance.
Riding season is in full swing and that can only mean one thing in Bensonhurst – the annual Blessing of the Bikes at St. Athanasius Church.
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The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help welcomed its fellow Redemptorist brother and church leader Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., to preside over Mass as part the parish’s continuing 125th anniversary celebrations July 7.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish kicked off the 131st Giglio Feast in Williamsburg. Thousands came out for the first Sunday of the feast that runs July 5-16. To honor St. Paulinus, the 80-foot tall Giglio structure that weighs four tons is “danced” through the streets.