With great pride, Gozette Gamboa carried her customized Santo Nino statue alongside other members of the diocesan Filipino ministry as they processed through the streets of Holy Family parish, Fresh Meadows, June 30.
Seven priests of the Brooklyn Diocese are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their ordination as priests. Six of them were ordained on June 1, 1968 by Auxiliary Bishop John J. Boardman at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn.
St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, hosted its annual Halloween party in the school hall.
If the patron saint of youth, St. John Bosco, could have stepped into Carnesecca Arena for Steubenville NYC, he would contemplate just how the third-largest indoor sports arena in New York City could have transformed into a snippet of heaven.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a memorial Mass for a “Sister of the Neighborhood,” new altar servers in Forest Hills, a free show in Sunset Park, a reunion in Bayside and much more.
Sister Rosellen Ann McCann, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 52 years, died March 16 in Maria Regina Residence.
To ring in the new sports season, Queens Deanery No. 5 celebrated a Catholic Youth Organization Mass on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Holy Family, Flushing.
A Masss of Christian Burial for Father Edward J. Kiernan, a senior priest of the diocese who last served as the pastor of St. Columba parish, Marine Park, was celebrated Sept. 28 at the Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Southampton, L.I.
Father William F. Sweeney, a priest of the Brooklyn Diocese for 35 years, is receiving the 2016 Great Irish Fair’s Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Memorial Award.
When Pope Francis made his way to the Campus Misericordiae (Field of Mercy) vigil site at Brzegi, Poland, he was a welcome sight. To and from the field, the World Youth Day pilgrims had walked around 11 miles.