Local Knights Honor Unknown Soldier; Queen and Mom; St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy art Exhibit;
Father Pablo Sans, who lives at Our Lady of the Cenacle rectory in Richmond Hill, marked his 65th year as a priest on March 15.
Anton Dietrich, 99, the oldest living alumnus of Holy Child Jesus School, Richmond Hill, died Feb. 16. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of the Cenacle Church, Richmond Hill.
Brother Labre Tallman, O.S.F., died Sept. 2, in St. Catherine’s Hospital, Smithtown, L.I.
This week’s Tablet TALK features a Richmond Hill parish’s celebration of marriage and family life, an award-winning alumna of a Bensonhurst Catholic high school, offers details on an art show fundraiser for Haiti and much more.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a Year of Mercy-Walking Pilgrimage of Brooklyn Churches for young adults, an upcoming talk by Jesuit Father Joseph Koterski and much more.
Father Carlos Valencia, 58, former pastor of Visitation B.V.M. Church, Red Hook, died July 29 in California. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Aug. 10 in Park Slope.
The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.
Of the 12 men celebrating their 50th anniversaries as priests this year, eight were ordained to the priesthood on May 28, 1966 at St. James Pro-Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn, by Archbishop Bryan J. McEntegart.
In honor of his longtime service as coordinator of Services for Persons with Disabilities for Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, Father James P. Bradley was honored with the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Service Award. He will retire Oct. 31.