Father Michael Ugbor

After years of resisting the voice that has called him since childhood, Nigerian-born Father Michael Odinaka Ugbor, 37, finally surrendered to God in a diocese 5,000 miles from home.

Global Thinking Earns Honors for Elmhurst Artists

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a seminar on women’s health and fertility, a sacred sites open house, spring planting in Queens, an upcoming multicultural celebration and more.

Flatbush Parish Hosts Health Fair

Our Lady of Refuge Church, Flatbush, is hosting its eighth annual health fair on Sunday, May 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school hall. It is free and open to the public.

Christmas Spirit Is Back In Grand Army Plaza

The initiative started three years ago when Father Michael Perry, pastor of Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush, noticed that the Christmas tree that once adorned Grand Army Plaza was replaced with cones of lights

Obituary: Sister Patricia Clare Barry, O.P.

Sister Patricia Clare Barry, O.P., (Sister M. Francis Magdalen), 84, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 64 years, died March 28.

Judy Agard, Business Administrator at Our Lady of Refuge

A Mass of Christian Burial for Judy Agard, business administrator and stewardship director at Our Lady of Refuge parish, Flatbush, for 20 years, was celebrated Sept. 24. She died Sept. 17 after a long battle with cancer. Father Michael Perry, pastor, was the main celebrant of the funeral Mass. The homilist was Father Hilaire Belizaire. […]

Father John Gribowich

For Father John Gribowich, 36, the best type of ministry is to love others. “I have a great love for the poor ever since I was in high school. I want to live the social justice mission of the church.”

Our Youth Honor Holy Week

Youth from through out the diocese celebrate this holiest of times in unique ways.