The Diocese of Brooklyn created and sent a questionnaire to New York City mayoral candidates who appeared in the televised debates to be printed in The Tablet. Their responses are presented here. Democratic candidates Shaun Donovan, Dianne Morales, and Scott Stringer and Republican candidate Curtis Sliwa, did not respond to the questionnaire.
There’s more than meets the eye in Brooklyn’s own Mother Cabrini statue and shrine, including a rich collection of symbols, features, and historical references representing the inspiring life of the beloved saint.
One environmentally-conscious local youth is hoping to make the world a cleaner, healthier place, one bag at a time.
In late May, three students from across the Diocese of Brooklyn were crowned the top subscription-selling winners in The Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser.
Whether it was helping someone find a place to live, get a job or just talk about their problems, Father Andrew Struzzieri was more than just a sympathetic parish priest — he was a guardian angel. One recipient of his generosity is now determined to assist others.
The National Association for Lay Ministry has picked Nelsa Elías, a longtime lay worker for the Diocese of Brooklyn known for her dedication and profound humility, for its 2021 Juan Diego Award.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens has formed Laudato Si Corporation, a green-energy initiative to generate renewable energy with arrays of solar photovoltaic panels mounted on the rooftops of residential buildings throughout the diocese.
It was a long time coming for the Diocese of Brooklyn to have its own Mother Cabrini statue, but the faithful finally got to see the final figure. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio unveiled and blessed the statue and shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini — also known as Mother Cabrini — outside her Brooklyn parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church on June 11.
After Mass on the Feast of the Sacred Heart on June 11, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will officially unveil and bless the Diocese of Brooklyn’s own statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini.
If cursive writing was an Olympic sport, Caitlyn Ngo would be a gold medalist.