This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to the Feast of the Assumption in Corona, highlights a Vacation Bible Camp in Whitestone and much, much more.
Friends of Mercy Home Honored
Mercy Home held its annual Partner and Friends of Mercy Awards Luncheon at Russo’s on the Bay, Howard Beach.
Mercy Gardens Grow With Love
by Marie Elena Giossi Green thumbs have been cropping up at Mercy Home residences in Greenpoint and Rosedale this summer. Those thumbs belong to developmentally challenged adults taking part in Plant-Grow-Give, an innovative program, developed by staff, which empowers group home residents to learn new skills and take an active role in feeding and caring […]
Mercy Sisters’ Ministry Celebrates 150th Year (with slide show)
by Marie Elena Giossi When five boys orphaned by fire arrived on the Brooklyn doorstep of the Sisters of Mercy in 1862, the young nuns opened their door and began a 150-year tradition of service in Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau County. The oldest continuously sponsored work of the Brooklyn Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Home has […]
St. Bernard’s Aquinas Crew Visits St. James The Junior Aquinas program at St. Bernard School, Mill Basin, recently enjoyed a special visit to St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn. Msgr. John Strynkowski, rector, gave students a tour and explained the history of the worship space, particularly its stained-glass windows. This year, students have been studying the […]