Teens from throughout the Northeast descended upon the Diocese of Brooklyn, July 15 to fold clothes and give kids piggy-back-rides during a week of service organized by Young Neighbors in Action.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. John E. Mahoney, a retired priest of the diocese, was celebrated Feb. 23 in the chapel at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. He died Feb. 18 at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Flushing. He was 71.
Father Luis Laverde, the new pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, Cypress Hills, received a warm welcome from the school community at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Academy on Nov. 28.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights ballroom dancing students in Forest Hills, an art show fundraiser for Haiti, an upcoming benefit for Mercy Home and much more.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 8 for Father Robert J. Frueh, a senior priest of the diocese, at St. Saviour’s Church, Park Slope.
Mary Cremins, the mother of the late Father John Cremins, who had served as a priest of the Brooklyn Diocese, died Sept. 21.
Twelve men who are studying to become permanent deacons for the parishes in Brooklyn and Queens, were admitted as Acolytes June 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa presided.
The third and final block of the Generations of Faith capital campaign in the Diocese of Brooklyn kicked off with a reception on Tuesday, May 17, at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.
The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.
Sister Agnes Alphonse Finamore, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I. for 77 years, died April 25 at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood.