You can ask anyone in Brooklyn, Williamsburg has changed a lot in the past 100 years, but one thing has stayed constant and that’s the “giglio” tradition.
Unplanned tells the story of former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, and her journey of conversion from a pro-choice supporter into pro-life advocate. Johnson’s story became the subject of national news, when she quit her job in late 2009 after witnessing a live abortion to join the 40 Days for Life organization, and the courtroom battle that followed.
The Tablet’s annual High School Press Awards ceremony, held May 10 at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s offices in Park Slope, honored some of the outstanding journalism in school newspapers. For the first time since the event’s inauguration, a new category was introduced to the schools – “Best Multimedia Package”.
Using the power of storytelling to boost the Church was the main message of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s 27th annual World Communications Day on May 8.
Regardless of the weather on Holy Saturday, whether the clouds pour rain or the skies remain clear, one can expect hundreds of members of the Movimiento de Jornadas de Vida Cristiana (Jornadas) to make their evangelizing presence known throughout the streets of Brooklyn or Queens during their annual Way of the Cross or Caminata.
Light and hope filled St. John Vianney Church in Flushing as nearly 50 adults and three children were welcomed into the Catholic Church on the most sacred night of the liturgical year.
In order for Jesus to become the central focus for more than 1,200 teens who attended the annual youth rally on an early Saturday morning, the event would need to spark their interest and grab their attention through their senses.
Seventh graders at St. Saviour Catholic Academy in Park Slope recently donated a “Tree of Life” to a nearby synagogue – in a heartwarming display of solidarity with the local Jewish community.
Violinist David Bartolowits played his last concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Dec. 23, 2016, winding up his 35-year musical career with a heartwarming Christmas concert.
Nearly 50 years ago, St. Clare parish was on the cusp of a cultural and ethnic transition when the original settlers in the area moved out while an influx of new settlers from the Caribbean islands moved in. Fast forward to 2019 and a thriving community of Catholics from an array of Afro-Caribbean backgrounds hold steadfast to the unifying thread of their cultural upbringing: their faith.