Black Catholic History Month Mass Salutes Divine Nine

Celebrated every November, Black Catholic History Month was established in 1990 by the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus to highlight the contributions of the black faithful to the Church in America. Our Lady of Victory Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant was the site of this year’s celebration in the Diocese of Brooklyn. 

Young Musician Is in Tune With Ministry

As a first-generation Haitian/Mauritian-American, Laguerre knew choosing a career that wasn’t going to lead him to medicine or business might raise some eyebrows in his family. And even though he had expressed interest in robotics and engineering, his natural proficiency in mathematics and connecting parts together pointed to his true vocation: leading others to Christ through sound and songs as a church music director.

Our Lady of Victory – A Beacon of Faith in Bedford-Stuyvesant for 150 Years

If there could be one description of Our Lady of Victory parish whose glorious grounding withstood the test of time as a beacon of faith for 150 years, it would be entitled labor of love. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, former pastors, parishioners and Our Lady of Victory school alumni, gathered at the Bedford-Stuyvesant site for a sesquicentennial closing Mass June 10.

Courage to Continue King’s Legacy

The diocesan Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns hosted its annual praise and prayer service celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Our Lady of Victory Church, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Jan. 15.

Sunny Skies for St. Anselm’s Walk for Education

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a jazzy night in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a climate change documentary in Bayside, a night of feathers, beads and masks in Mill Basin and much more.

Father Willy Kingsley Ndi

When Father Willy Kingsley Ndi, 31, was a child in Cameroon, Africa, he fell in love with sacred things.