Beloved Priest Celebrates 45 Years at Jamaica Parish

You can’t spell “theology,” the study of God, without T-H-E-O, as in Father Theo, the beloved and scholarly retired priest in residence at Immaculate Conception, Jamaica, who celebrated his 45th year at the parish with a Mass of thanksgiving on Sept. 15. Father Theophane Cooley, C.P., 91, who’s originally from Dublin, speaks five languages and has taught philosophy and Latin. But perhaps he’s best known as a kind and caring priest.

Tablet Talk March 23

Lent With SJP Alumni Priests; Holy Family visited St. Pancras in Glendale; Pies for Pi Day at Immaculate Conception

Tablet Talk Fe. 16

No Bullies Allowed at Immaculate Conception; Narrows Community Theater; Forgiven and Set Free; St. Paul’s Singles Week Retreat; Christian Unity in Howard Beach

Tablet Talk Feb. 9

The Great Soup-er Bowl Drive at ICCA; Please donate rosaries; Catechetical Congress; Gifts For Girl Scouts in NYC Shelters

Holy Name’s Class of ’57 Reunites

This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.

Forest Hills Parish Installs New Servers

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.

At Jamaica Parish, It’s Been an Angelic Advent

Heavenly angels heralded the birth of Jesus, and at Immaculate Conception Church in Jamaica Estates, homemade angels are doing the same this Advent season – joyfully preparing parishioners to receive Christ into their hearts and homes.