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Tablet TALK: Red Nose Day at Jamaica School

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Immaculate Conception School in Jamaica was happy to be part of the nation’s first Red Nose Day, May 21. Students and faculty bought red noses and paid $1 to dress down in red. In all, the school collected over $600 for this worthy cause.

Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising awareness and money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh. (Photo courtesy Carl Ballenas)

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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dominican Sister Ave Clark’s Heart to Heart Ministry at American Martyrs parish, Bayside, next Saturday, June 13. Gather with Heart to Heart friends in Sullivan Hall starting at 1 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto will preside at a special prayer service. Sister Ave says there will be refreshments, music and surprises. All are welcome.

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James F. Crystal, executive vice president of Crystal & Company, and Peter M. Meyer, NYC market president, TD Bank, received the 2015 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award from Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ), June 3.

Mary C.E. Thompson, member of CCBQ’s board of trustees, was given the Ubi Caritas Award.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio serves as honorary chairman of the dinner, held annually to benefit more than 160 CCBQ programs and services.

At the dinner, Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Service Awards were presented to CCBQ’s retired CEO Robert Siebel; Judith Kleve, retired vice president, CCBQ Older Adult Services, and Robert Marquez, retired vice president, CCBQ Early Childhood Services.

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The Cursillo Movement is hosting its Ultreya de Campo on Saturday, June 20 at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Asbury, N.J. All are welcome. For more details, contact Jesus, 646-515-0954, or Norberto, 347-239-5476.

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In honor of the feast of the patron saint of lost things, the Secular Franciscan Fraternity of St. Adalbert, Elmhurst, will sponsor a St. Anthony Prayer Service, June 15 at 7 p.m. The event will include traditions related to St. Anthony and St. Anthony Bread, followed by refreshments. For more information, call Constance Watz at 718-821-1875.

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In anticipation of the summer solstice, join the Sisters of St. Joseph at their organic garden in Brentwood, L.I., June 19, at 5 p.m. for an hour of prayer to welcome the light, warmth and growth of the summer season. Registration is appreciated. Email garden@csjbrentwood.org.

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All couples married 10 years or less are invited to attend a Post-Cana Couple Day, this Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Stewart Hall at Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village. Call Father Tedone, 718-479-5111.

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Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge, is hosting a novena of Masses, June 4-12, 7:30 p.m., in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 12.

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On June 12, Father John Murray, C.Ss.R., will lead an 11 a.m. Scripture study on “The Four Authors of the Pentateuch” in the rectory of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park. All are welcome. Participants should bring a Bible.

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tt-anastasia-interfaithRemembrance and Respect

An interfaith prayer service at St. Anastasia, Douglaston, kicked off the local Memorial Day Parade, May 24. The prayer service was conducted, from left, by Pastor Lindsay Lunnum of the Zion Church of Douglaston, Msgr. Anthony Sherman and Father Dariusz Strezelecki of St. Anastasia, and Pastor Forest Parkinson and Pastor Moira Parkinson of the Community Church of Little Neck. (Photo courtesy Fred Bedell)

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