Maryknollers from Brooklyn Observing Anniversaries

Three Maryknoll priests who are celebrating significant anniversaries this year were born in the Brooklyn Diocese. They are among 37 Maryknoll priests and brothers who will be commemorating their ordination to the priesthood or Final Oath as a Maryknoll Brother on June 24.

Williamsburg Parish Hosts Lenten Events

Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish, Williamsburg, will host “Everyday Conversion,” an evening of reflection and song with Doreen Firestone, on Sunday, March 4, at 7 p.m. This night will reflect upon Jesus and the Samaritan woman and conversations in our own lives.

Deacon Orlandello Served Williamsburg Parishes

Deacon John P. Orlandello, 73, who was ministering at Divine Mercy parish, Williamsburg, died Nov. 27 at SS. Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coney Island.

Early Childhood Center Meets Needs of Williamsburg Families

In the borough of Brooklyn and beyond, Williamsburg has gained a reputation as a vibrant artistic community. As the population has grown in leaps and bounds, the wider world is learning what locals have always known: Williamsburg is a great place to raise family! There is a growing demand for high-quality preschools in the neighborhood, […]

Diocesan Appointments – April 29

PASTOR Rev. William F. Sweeney, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30. ADMINISTRATOR Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, from parochial vicar, to administrator of Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, effective April 1. PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, to parochial vicar […]

Douglaston Knights Celebrate Saints, Support Charity

This week’s Tablet TALK is full of invitations to galas supporting special education and pro-life resources, a Cursillo for women, a family-friendly Lenten event and an opportunity to see a Grammy-award winning men’s chorus.

Lithuanian Parish Welcomes Former National Leader

Former Lithuanian Head of State Vytautas Landsbergis joined Lithuanian Catholics for Mass and a parish fair for the feast of St. Casimir, patron of Lithuania, at the Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, March 5.