Bayside resident Valerie Maniscalco-Day, left, and Brooklynite Alistine Aikins, right, were all smiles as they were recently recognized for devoting 25 years of service as associates of the Daughters of Wisdom’s U.S. Province in Islip, L.I. Maniscalco-Day serves as a co-coordinator of the U.S. Associates of Wisdom program, and Aikins has dedicated her efforts to parish ministries. (Photo courtesy Catherine McWilliams)
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, New York Times best-selling author Regina Calcaterra will join the Monica Ministries of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Williamsburg, for a book-signing event featuring her autobiographical account, “Etched in Sand,” this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is gratis. Calcaterra’s book will be on sale for $15.99. Light refreshments will be served.
This Sunday, Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros will join the faithful of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Corona as the parish celebrates its 50th anniversary in service to God’s people. Bishop Cisneros will be the main celebrant of the 4 p.m. Mass. All are welcome.
Cursillistas, this one is for you. Msgr. Perfecto Vazquez invites you to the Hispanic Cursillo Movement’s annual Diocesan Ultreya Mass on Sunday, Nov. 9, 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Jamaica.
Paul Cassone, The Davis family, Pam Hume, Dennis Quirk and Steven and Robert Fadel will be inducted into the 2014 Alumni Halo of Fame at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, Nov. 15. The evening begins with 5 p.m. Mass, followed by a reception in the gym. For more details, call Ann Marie McConeghy, 347-628-2804, or Eileen Long Chelales, 718-440-1970.
Save the date! St. Jude Church in Canarsie is hosting its inaugural Parish Luncheon on Dec. 6 at Roma View Caterers in Howard Beach. For reservations and details, call 718-763-6300.
In honor of Resurrection Ascension School’s 75th anniversary in Rego Park, an alumni reunion for all classes will be this Saturday, Oct. 25, following 5 p.m. Mass. For details, call 718-426-4963.
This week’s Tip of the Tablet TALK Top Hat goes to Cub Scout Pack No. 349 at Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills. The Cub Scouts held their 65th anniversary barbecue on the church grounds and donated the proceeds – $200 – to the church.
Rachel Devine of the diocesan women’s Cursillo Movement will be the speaker at Spirituality For Singles’ monthly gathering, Nov. 1, 8:30 p.m. at St. Aidan parish, Williston Park, L.I. For more details, contact Ray at 516-561-6994.
Pumpkin picking, a petting zoo, games and face painting were among the activities youngsters enjoyed at the annual Harvest Festival on the campus of Christ the King (CK), Middle Village.
High schoolers facilitated activities for the children from the CK Community Daycare and pre-k. Students from Middle Village Preparatory Charter School, located on the CK Campus, also taught a lesson about farm animals. (Photos © Christ the King R.H.S.)