Thank you for your excellent coverage of the Mass of Inclusion for People with Disabilities and the Deaf that was celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica on Sunday, June 4.
This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.
During a special Mass of Inclusion for People with Disabilities, Father John Murray, C.Ss.R., pointed out that in the New Testament, Jesus was reluctant to cure physical illness but was always eager to cure spiritual illness.
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.
Twenty students from academies and schools in Brooklyn and Queens participated in the diocesan math bee for sixth-, seventh- and eighth graders at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Academy, Sunset Park.
This week’s Tablet TALK features “souper” students and parishioners in Queens, a school raising funds to fight cancer, a free opera (one-night only) in Brooklyn, details on a summer mission trip to Peru and much more.
Amid fears about the future of immigration policy in this country, a festive atmosphere still filled the streets of Sunset Park in honor of Lunar New Year last weekend. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio presided over a Chinese Mass in honor of the Year of the Rooster at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has embarked on a journey that will take him to each of the 22 newly formed parish deaneries during this pastoral year, 2016-2017. A deanery is a grouping of parishes near one another that cooperate and work together on special projects.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a 9/11 memorial service in Bellerose, a Year of Mercy event for mothers, a celebration of the Dominican Order’s 800th anniversary, details on a Men’s Cursillo Weekend and more.
Father Richard Skarbek, who was ordained by Pope John II at age 54, died on June 22 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, L.I.