Irene A. Breen, 85, the sister of the late Bishop Vincent Breen and Msgr. Edward Breen, died Nov. 14.
The Feast Day of San Pedro Calungsod took place April 14 at Our Lady Help of Christians, Midwood. Sponsored by the diocesan Ministry to Filipino Immigrants, about 100 people gathered with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez who celebrated the Mass in both English and Tagalog.
Our Lady Help of Christians parish is marking 90 years in Midwood. Past and present clergy and parishioners celebrated with Mass and a luncheon at Buckley’s Restaurant, Oct. 15.
Dear Editor: The May 18th issue of The Tablet had some information about priests celebrating their anniversaries of ordination.
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.