Tablet Talk May 11

Local Knights Honor Unknown Soldier; Queen and Mom; St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy art Exhibit;

Anton Dietrich

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.

Cenacle Parish Celebrates Married Couples

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.

Italian Ices and Raffles Support St. Mary’s

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.

Former B’klyn Pastor Dies in California

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.

65 New Lay Leaders Are Ready to Serve

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.

Father Bradley Honored on Retirement from Charities

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.