As a first-generation Haitian/Mauritian-American, Laguerre knew choosing a career that wasn’t going to lead him to medicine or business might raise some eyebrows in his family. And even though he had expressed interest in robotics and engineering, his natural proficiency in mathematics and connecting parts together pointed to his true vocation: leading others to Christ through sound and songs as a church music director.
Father St. Charles Borno, pastor at Church of the Holy Innocent and Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush, has joined with his nine brothers to produce an album of Haitian-style worship music. The album is called “Chwazi Jezi” (“Choose Jesus”).
The violence that has been rocking Haiti for weeks is being watched warily by Haitian-American Catholics in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Be a light for those less fortunate – Sister Ave Clark, O.P., encouraged those came out to honor her as she received the St. Catherine of Siena Award from her fellow Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for her extraordinary outreach ministries.
The fifth annual Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Hall of Fame ceremony recognized 10 deserving individuals who dedicated their lives to youth sports in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Homecoming Weekend at Holy Innocents parish, East Flatbush, saw the return of a myriad of alumni dating from 1941 to 2006.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a homecoming weekend at a Flatbush parish, a creation-themed art show in Bayside, a milestone birthday for a Franciscan brother and much more.
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 features a special anniversary for a Gravesend pastor, art that gives glory to the Blessed Mother, a summer challenge especially for Catholics, an upcoming concert in Canarsie and much more.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, special observances are being held all over Brooklyn and Queens.