The Knights of Columbus at Francis Cardinal Spellman Council No. 6014 in Maspeth prepared and delivered 67 meals to homebound neighbors on Christmas Eve. Each meal included roasted turkey, dressing, gravy, potatoes and vegetables, as well as a fresh roll, cake, cookies, fruit, a soft drink and a flower. Bill Kuil, district deputy for the Knights’ 24th District, was proud to aid in the effort, above, with Knights Jack Curry, Joe Reklis, Chris DiVilio, Tony Consolazio and John Simorella.
(Photo courtesy Bill Kuil)
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All men are invited to participate in the second annual Diocesan Men’s Conference: “Being Missionary Disciples,” at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston on Feb. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Matt Ingold, director of healing and retreat programs for The King’s Men, will deliver the keynote address. Conferences will be held in both English and Spanish. A light breakfast, lunch, presentations, an opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation and Mass are planned for the day.
The fee is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Register online at www.bqonlineformation.org by Feb. 8. For more information, email email@example.com.
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It’s not too late to celebrate the Epiphany with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. She will conduct a Three Kings Mini Brunch Retreat at St. Teresa of Avila parish, Prospect Heights, on Jan. 18. after 8:30 a.m. Mass. For details, call 718-428-2471.
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Cuba’s extraordinary biodiversity, culture, people and history are currently on exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. The Catholic Alumni Club (CAC) of the New York Archdiocese is planning a jaunt to see this special exhibition on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 12:30 p.m. CAC offers single, professional Catholic adults the opportunity to share in a range of cultural, educational, social and religious activities around the city.
To attend the ¡Cuba! exhibit, call 917-509-4374. To learn about membership in the CAC, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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“Exploring Relationships: Your Spiritual Journey Forward” will be the theme for the St. Paul’s Singles Weekend Retreat, set for March 24-26 at St. Josaphat’s Retreat House, Glen Cove, L.I. This retreat is open to adults who are single, widowed, divorced or separated. The weekend includes lodging, five meals, all supplies, a social party, Sunday Mass and an exciting program. The cost is $200, and an initial $75 deposit is required to reserve a space. Early registration is suggested.
Maria Sullivan and Rachel Calantjis will co-direct the retreat. For details or to reserve a space, contact Maria at 646-541-6933 or email@example.com, or Rachel at 347-738-7398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Graduates from Class of 1967 from Most Holy Trinity H.S., Williamsburg, are trying to locate fellow alumni for an upcoming reunion. About 60 members of the class are already in contact. If you’re a member of this class, send an email to email@example.com or call 203-292-8959.
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This week’s Tip of the Tablet TALK Top Hat goes to the generous Rosary Society at St. Bartholomew Church in Elmhurst, for its Christmas donation of $1,000 to the church.
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The Ecumenical Association of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village and Ridgewood is organizing a prayer service celebrating the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Glendale Maspeth United Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m.
The guest preacher will be Father Ernest Falardeau, S.S.S. of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Church, Manhattan. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 718-821-7882.
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Welcome Jaxson Robert
Robert and Daniella Longo are happy to announce the arrival of their first child, Jaxson Robert. He was born on Thursday, Dec. 22, weighing five pounds, six ounces, and measuring 18 inches.
Robert works in the production department for DeSales Media Group, parent company of The Tablet and NET-TV.