The 27th annual local Kujenga Leadership Conference, which was held this year at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, L.I., July 26-28, brings together young black Catholics to develop their leadership skills so that they can be models of faith for others.
The theme of Kujenga was to inform the youth that we are not just Catholic, but that we are black Catholics.
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. In this special edition, our contributor hails from the Diocese of Charlotte, N.C.
In this special summer 2018 edition, Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with upcoming youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Ruth Samalca-Manligoy and Deacon LeRoy Branch Jr. are shining examples of faith and service in the Brooklyn Diocese, and that’s why they were selected as two of the diocese’s Shining Stars this fall.
by Donna Leslie Seventy young Catholics from 11 diocesan parishes were inspired to take up their shield of faith at the 23rd annual Kujenga Youth Leadership Retreat, Aug. 2-4, at the Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, L.I. Sponsored by the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns, the weekend retreat experience offers diocesan youth an opportunity “to […]
by Donna Leslie In an inspiring year when America saw a female African-American gymnast become an Olympic champion, the Diocese of Brooklyn saw its future “champions” of youth with the 22nd annual Kujenga Youth Leadership Retreat, held July 27-29 at the Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington, L.I. The central theme for this year’s retreat, “Not a […]
by Donna Leslie A group of youth on retreat had some free time indoors. Led by their chaperones-in-training, they formed a circle and began playing a game from their childhood called “Where the wind blows.” Outside, summer storm clouds began hovering, and the rains came. A loud crack of lightning caused lights to flicker and […]