Many families in need will be having a turkey for Thanksgiving, despite the high price for the bird — nearly $2 per pound according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (73% higher than last year) — thanks to Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens, which distributed free turkeys at Holy Innocents Church in Flatbush, on Monday, Nov. 21.
Holy Innocents – Flatbush Brooklyn
Young Musician Is in Tune With Ministry
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.
Borno Brothers ‘Band’ Together for Haiti
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”).
Local Haitians Concerned Over Violence in Their Native Country
The violence that has been rocking Haiti for weeks is being watched warily by Haitian-American Catholics in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Sister Ave Honored for Extraordinary Ministry
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.
New CYO Hall of Famers Practiced Values of Sport
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
Homecoming Weekend at Holy Innocents parish, East Flatbush, saw the return of a myriad of alumni dating from 1941 to 2006.
Bro. Beckett Marks 90th Birthday
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.
Steubenville NYC Leads Teens Closer to Christ
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.
Gravesend Pastor Marks 10 Years of Priesthood
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.