Portuguese Meet in Queens To Celebrate Fatima Feast

Nearly half a million people attended the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions of Fatima in Portugal, but it was thousands of miles away across the Atlantic Ocean where the Portuguese community from Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Queens Village, faithfully gathered to offer the same devotion during a bilingual Mass and rosary procession May 13.

Sports Round-Up March 4

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens recently crowned its indoor track champions for the 2017 season. Xaverian swimmer heading to USCGA.

Scholarship Awards for OLLCA Eighth Graders

Catholic high schools recently sent scholarship award letters to local eighth graders. Seven members of the eighth-grade class at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Academy (OLLCA), Queens Village, received scholarship offers for the fall.

Obituary: Mary V. Wilson

Mary V. Wilson, the mother of Father Joseph Wilson, parochial vicar at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, died Nov. 1 at Ozanam Hall, Bayside.

‘Saint’ of India Finds a Home in Queens

For the first time, a statue of Our Lady of Velankanni, commemorating apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in southeastern India, is resting next to the altar area of a church in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Farewell and Greetings at Greenpoint Parish

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a novena to Our Lady of Velankanni, anniversary events in Astoria and Brooklyn, an upcoming event with Bishop Caggiano in Brooklyn and much more.

Astoria Faithful Seek Healing on Assumption

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a hardworking youth ministry group in Woodside, a retreat with the African Community of St. Fortunata, upcoming San Lorenzo Ruiz festivities and more.

Friends, Parishioners and Stylish Centenarians

This week’s Tablet TALK features two stylish centenarians in East New York, invites readers to observances for St. Rocco, Our Lady of Knock and Sept. 11, and much more.

Tablet TALK: The Gift of Music for 25 Years

This week’s Tablet TALK features a music teacher marking 25 years at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, brave Knights from Glendale who shaved their heads for pediatric cancer research and details about the Brooklyn Independence Parade, the Williamsburg Giglio Feast and much more.