Spreading the Message of Purity, One Step at a Time

Warm weather in Staten Island’s Midland Beach didn’t stop participants from running in the Race for the Chaste, Aug. 17. It was the second annual 5K run/walk benefiting The Goretti Group, a local faith fellowship community aimed at spreading the message of purity and authentic love.

An Interactive Classroom for the Senses

This summer, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy, Windsor Terrace, installed new classroom sensory furniture and supplies for its early childhood program.

Review Board Concludes Investigations of Priests

The Diocese of Brooklyn has found allegations of sexual abuse against minors by two priests in the diocese during the 1970s to be credible and dismissed allegations against two other priests.

Self-Care Catholicism

Though often associated with yoga mats and bubble baths, self-care also has to do with the spiritual aspect. Two Tablet reporters and one counselor discuss self-care Catholicism, or taking care of yourself, through the Catholic lens.

Thirty Years of Fun, Fellowship and Prayers

Thirty years ago, three young Catholic adults were looking for a place where they could belong. Their search and open hearts led to the establishment of a group now known as C.A.B., Catholic Adults of Brooklyn.

Holy Child Jesus Parish Broken Into

Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros, the pastor, said the perpetrator — or perpetrators — broke into the church basement through a trap door in a small alleyway along 112th Street, which hadn’t been used in years.

St. Joseph’s Parishioner Meets Pope

Kelly Calderon, who grew up in East Flatbush and is a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, had an experience in June that many Catholics only dream about: She met the Holy Father in person.

Catholic Charities Offers a Day of Fun

Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens knows how to party at the same that it helps get kids ready for school. On Aug. 2, it hosted its 11th annual “Kids Fun Day” at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, where it had games and activities for children, distributed school supplies and offered free products and medical services from vendors.

Bishop DiMarzio Looks Back at 1986 Immigration Law

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is committed to immigration reform, dealing with an area that’s been a divisive issue for decades. He and others discussed their views during a panel forum on Aug. 1 that was sponsored by the Center for Migration Studies (CMS), a New York-based think tank.