On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.
This week’s Tablet TALK features a notable honor for a Brooklyn priest, generous line dancers in Jamaica, Lenten programs for all ages and more.
After having collectively ministered in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 60 years, seven foreign-born priests have begun the new year as official priests of 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.
Sister Eugenia Calabrese, C.S.J., a member of the Leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., since 2006, and former principal of St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, died Nov. 1. She was in the 60th year of religious life.
With parish communities invigorated by the papal trip, Generations of Faith has continued to roll. Collectively, these parishes have secured $27 million to date – with over 6,500 gifts from parishioners.
A food festival in Williamsburg, a memorial tribute in Fort Greene, (almost) free tickets to a Mets game — you’ll find that and more in this week’s Tablet TALK.
In this week’s Tablet Talk, a young robotics team shines at a Lego competition, confirmation candidates host a Lenten soup dinner, the Stations of the Cross and more.
Lithuanian Bishop Visits Williamsburg Auxiliary Bishop Kestutis Kevalas of the Archdiocese of Kaunas, Lithuania, visited the Lithuanian community of Annunciation parish, Williamsburg, on Jan. 18 to commemorate Lithuanian Defenders of Freedom Day. Bishop Kevalas concelebrated a solemn Mass and welcomed new members of the Lithuanian Catholic Youth Organization “Ateitis,” which arranged for the bishop’s visit […]