WYD Pilgrims from Diocese Are Ready to Be Challenged

More than 600 young people from Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens are attending World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, this week. Here are the stories of Nadege Michel, Pearl Larnage and Peter Damour.

Obituary: Timothy Gilbride

Timothy Gilbride, a LAMP Missionary for the past six years serving at Holy Family parish, Canarsie, died on Pentecost Sunday, May 15, after a brief battle with cancer.

Trilingual Prayer Breakfast in Queens Village July 2

“Revival, Healing and Restoration” will be the theme of a trilingual prayer breakfast in honor of the Year of Mercy at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Queens Village, on Saturday, July 2. Event begins at 9:30 a.m. in Stewart Hall with special guest speaker Msgr. Joseph Malagreca.

65 New Lay Leaders Are Ready to Serve

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.

Fourteen Priests Observe 25 Years of Priesthood

Seven of the men who are celebrating their 25th anniversaries as priests were ordained by Bishop Thomas V. Daily on June 1, 1991. Details of the other ordinations are included in these brief biographies.

Tablet TALK: Vocation Awareness at SJU

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights religious brothers raising awareness about vocations at St. John’s University, Catholic Schools Week festivities in Rockaway Park, an upcoming concert for all diocesan choirs and much more.

Mercy Is at the Heart of Evangelization Congress

During this Year of Mercy, Catholics have the opportunity to better understand the concept of mercy and to meet Jesus by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. That was the message of the Diocesan Evangelization Congress held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.