U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has charged that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is dragging its feet on hiring a priest for Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center. Since February, the prison has been without a Roman Catholic chaplain.
The Filipino community at Incarnation parish, Queens Village, opened the church doors in the early afternoon Dec. 10 as they celebrated one of the most long-standing Christmas traditions in the Philippines known as Simbang Gabi.
Students at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Academy in Dyker Heights honored their school patroness on her feast day, Dec. 12.
A celebration of gratitude will be held in honor of Sister Rosemarie Greco, D.W., as she retires after 27 years of service as executive director of Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield, Conn., Dec. 17.
Kathleen Buscemi, principal of St. Bernard Catholic Academy, Mill Basin, received the prestigious Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education Award at the annual gathering of the NYS Catholic School Administration Association in Albany, Dec. 3.
Fifth graders from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria, visited the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum this fall.
For its centennial, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio joined Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal parish to celebrate the past and emphasize the importance of the future.
The Tablet’s year-end double issue will be published next week, Dec. 23. No edition will be printed the following week.
Eight hundred people were on hand for the annual Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon that raises scholarship money for Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
More than 3,000 people packed into St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico.