Masses to Resume in Diocese of Brooklyn on June 29

Catholic churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn have been closed for Mass since March 20. They reopened last month for private prayer. Starting June 29, they will be open once again for Mass.

Catholics In Queens Fighting Racism With the Help of Their Church

by Emily Drooby ROSEDALE — Matthew Campbell says the sin of racism forces him to always be on guard. “Every time I go to the park, it’s hard knowing you might not come home that night,” he explained. Campbell, who is a long-time parishioner of St. Clare Church in Rosedale, Queens, and his mom, Althea, are […]

How One Student Found Faith in The Classroom and Became a Valedictorian

  by Emily Drooby MANHATTAN — Like many children across the country, Samantha Chan has been dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic — having to learn from home and missing out on typical school events — but with one added hurdle. The St. Peter Catholic Academy student’s mother is a nurse working on […]

Black Catholic Youth Turn to Church To Confront ‘America’s Original Sin’

MANHATTAN — In the weeks following the death of George Floyd, people of all backgrounds have taken to social media, their social circles, and, despite a pandemic, even the streets to grapple with the realities of how today’s culture impacts the black community. The Tablet reached out to black Catholic youths in the Diocese of […]

Better Late Than Never: 88-Year-Old Finally Gets Degree

The graduating class of 2020 hasn’t had the best luck. The coronavirus pandemic has forced many colleges and universities to hold their ceremonies online. After four years of hard work, most graduates would be disappointed, or even angry, with not receiving proper recognition, but not Pat Branley.