Guadalupe Blessing in Coney Island

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P. visited Coney Island on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe to bless a new outdoor monument at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace.

Adoration Chapel Blessed in Coney Island

Auxiliary Bishop James Massa celebrated the Solemnity of Christ the King in Latin and blessed the new Adoration Chapel at Our Lady of Solace Church, Coney Island.

Deacon Daniel J. Marley

A Mass of Christian Burial for Deacon Daniel J. Marley was celebrated March 6 at St. Columba Church, Marine Park. He died March 2 in hospice care at home. He was 82.

Astoria Parish Celebrates 175 Years

This week’s Tablet TALK features a very special anniversary in Astoria, an invitation to explore opera, a lecture on John Henry Newman and much 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.

LEGO Learning Makes Lessons Fun

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a STEM-minded school robotics team from East New York, two upcoming events that will take you back to the groovy ’70s, introduces the newest DeSales Media/NET-TV baby and much more.

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.

Loves Coney Island Parish

Dear Editor: It was quite encouraging for me to read about the rededication of Our Lady of Solace Shrine Church in Coney Island (Dec. 26-Jan. 2). The early years of my 60-years of matrimony were spent in that parish. I was blessed with the sacraments in that church and both of my sons received the […]

Our Lady of Solace – Part of Coney Island’s Revival

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio rededicated the Shrine Church of Our Lady Solace in Coney Island, Dec. 20, during a festive liturgy symbolizing a rebirth of the church building that has suffered disrepair for over half a century. He also consecrated the new altar.

Sister Margaret’s Joy: Ministry to Immigrants

Nearly six decades after answering the call to religious life in Queens, Sister Margaret Smyth, 75, is still going strong, ministering to Latin-American immigrants on Long Island.