Hall of Fame Coach Is Honored by Holy Name

In his 30-year tenure as a college basketball coach, Pete Gillen racked up numerous hall of fame honors. He was recently honored here in Brooklyn by the Holy Name Foundation.

Mercy on the Streets: Young Adult Walking Pilgrimage

Holy Doors, a noted historian, church and street art and a wedding were among the different and sometimes unexpected ways Catholics experienced faith and fellowship on a walking pilgrimage in Brooklyn, Oct. 15.

Friends, Parishioners and Stylish Centenarians

This week’s Tablet TALK features two stylish centenarians in East New York, invites readers to observances for St. Rocco, Our Lady of Knock and Sept. 11, and much more.

Obituary: Sister Mary Slaymaker, C.S.J.

Sister Mary Slaymaker, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 73 years, died July 17 in Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood.

Newest Family Members

Father Lawrence Ryan, pastor of Holy Name, Park Slope, invited to a recent Sunday liturgy all the children who had been baptized over the past year as well as the adults who were baptized at the Easter Vigil service.

12 New Acolytes on Road to the Diaconate

Twelve men who are studying to become permanent deacons for the parishes in Brooklyn and Queens, were admitted as Acolytes June 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa presided.

St. Saviour’s Gaelic Society Wins Award

Students at St. Saviour’s H.S., Park Slope, were awarded with the title of “Best School Unit” at the 2016 Irish American Parade in Manhattan. They received the recognition during a May 21 ceremony at the annual Donegal Hill Gathering and Tara Festival at Holy Name parish’s Shepherd’s Hall.

Sister Mary Ruth Hill, C.S.J.

Sister Mary Ruth Hill, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 79 years, died in Bishop Kearney Convent, Feb. 29.