Joann Ferrara, a pediatric physical therapist, met a little girl with cerebral palsy many years ago who told her something that inspired her to start a dancing school for the disabled.
The Diocese of Brooklyn is known as the “Diocese of Immigrants.” Its international flavor means that Mass is celebrated in dozens of languages and church pews are filled with parishioners of many nationalities. With that in mind, The Tablet is taking a look at how the different cultures represented in the diocese celebrate Christmas. This week, we focus on Nigeria, Brazil, the Philippines and Vietnam.
As the principal of Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, Gary M. Williams has plenty of lessons to teach his students. But one of the most important lessons he can pass on to them is the value of perseverance.
The Diocese of Brooklyn is preparing to deck the halls. More than 3 dozen churches across Brooklyn and Queens are now ready to kick off the Christmas season, thanks to Mainmonides Medical Center in Borough Park.
A long-lost piece of the history of St. Sebastian Church has been returned to the parish, thanks to a Woodside resident who found it in his house and brought it to the rectory last month.
Bishop Robert Brennan accepted the Immaculate Conception Medal during a vespers service in the seminary’s chapel, followed by the annual Te Deum dinner, on Sunday, Nov. 6.
Lawyers can often be found in court representing their clients, but on two successive Tuesdays in the Diocese of Brooklyn, some took time out to gather for Masses to mark the traditional start of the judicial calendar.
Bishop Robert Brennan has announced the selection of Robert Boyce, a retired 35-year veteran of the New York City Police Department who most recently served as Chief of Detectives, to become the new Chair of the Diocesan Review Board (DRB).
Bishop Robert Brennan celebrated the Solemnity of All Saints Day Mass at the Shrine Church of Saint Jude with student from Our Lady of Trust Catholic Academy.
Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of the Diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino was recently presented with the Oct. 15 edition of The Tablet featuring the newspaper’s front page coverage of the dedication of a statue of Blessed Carlo Acutis in the Diocese of Brooklyn and was delighted by what he read.