How Nigerians, Brazilians, Vietnamese and Filipinos Celebrate Christmas

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. 

Trowel Returned to St. Sebastian After 126 Years

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.