Father Alessandro Linardi

Father Alessandro Linardi, 35, began his worldly travels in childhood, but the Holy Land captured his heart so profoundly that he gave himself completely to the One Who called him there.

Ordained Transitional Deacons

The five men becoming priests for the Diocese of Brooklyn June 30 were ordained transitional deacons during three separate Masses in Rome, Yonkers and Astoria.

Father Hung Xuan Cao

Father Hung Xuan Cao, 36, was born into a peasant farming family in central Vietnam.

Astoria Youth Are Sealed in the Spirit

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., bestowed the sacrament of Confirmation on 56 young people from the faith formation program at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, this spring.

Divinely Initiated and Totally Unmerited

A vocation is, like all graces, divinely initiated and totally unmerited. But as incarnate beings, vocations come to women and men in particular circumstances.

OLMC Spreads Christmas Cheer

Parishioners from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria, generously gave their presence – and presents – to residents of the New York Rehab Center and Nursing Home in the days leading up to Christmas.

A Golden Moment in Astoria

Tablet TALK features an Astoria deacon and his wife marking 50th years of marriage, a Park Slope academy offering prayers and donations for hurricane and earthquake victims, and an honor for Nuestra Voz Editor Jorge Dominguez.

First Eucharist in Astoria

This spring, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Astoria had one of its largest classes ever to receive First Communion: 78 children from the religious education program.

32 Receive Confirmation in Astoria

This week’s Tablet TALK features college students raising cancer awareness, highlights a Park Slope church helping its neighbors in Haiti, offers details on the diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass and much more.