The Legion of Mary has been winning souls for Jesus, through his Blessed Mother, for 100 years. There are 1,251 “legionaries” and 1,910 auxiliary members in parishes throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn. An estimated 250 of them came to a Mass of Commemoration on Sept. 7 at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
The cost of every container of cleaning wipes, every pump bottle of hand sanitizer, and every technology upgrade continues to add up for schools across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
More students across the Diocese of Brooklyn will be able to afford and attend Catholic schools during this academic year, thanks in part to grants provided by the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens (CFBQ).
William Ford III, the incoming president of Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, says he doesn’t feel the weight of family history as he settles into his new role; instead, he insists, he just feels “really blessed.”
The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year.
St. Gregory the Great Church, Crown Heights organizes summer strolls to foster a sense of camaraderie among parishioners. Led by longtime parishioner Margaret Casey, church members gather in front of the church every Monday evening at 7 p.m. to take a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood
Mask wearing will be required by all students, faculty, and staff members in the 69 Catholic academies and parish schools across the Diocese of Brooklyn come September 8, the first day of school.
This year, representatives of 42 mission groups visited parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn to seek support through the Summer Mission Appeal. Their work exemplifies verses in Matthew 25, including, “Whatsoever you do to the least of my brethren you do unto me.”
Late-night neighborhood rowdiness has prompted Carmelite nuns at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Joseph in Brooklyn to begin plans for a move to Pennsylvania.
At Our Lady of Angels, the parish feast day literally turned into a feast. Father Mark Simmons, who celebrated the midday Mass, reminded parishioners the title of Our Lady of Angels, “refers to Mary’s place of honor with Jesus among the heavenly angels.”