Steubenville NYC

In the midst of all the noise surrounding teenagers – from the virtual world of cellphones and technology, as noted by Pope Francis, to even the physical, saturated noise within the confines of New York City – the Steubenville NYC youth conference made its way once again to St. John’s University, Jamaica, July 20-22. Carnesecca Arena was filled to near-capacity with thousands of high school students from the tri-state area.

The Bells Are Ringing

Dear Editor: It was wonderful to see an article (Nov. 25) in The Tablet about my former parish, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Jamaica, and the restored bell tower. There was one error where it stated that “the bells have been silent for half a century.” When I was pastor, I had the […]

Presentation Is Tower Of Faith in Jamaica

The people at the parish of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Jamaica are making sure that their church not only thrives on a strong spiritual foundation, but also on a physically sound one.

Astoria Parish Retreat

October is Respect Life Month. This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to participate in a pro-life prayer vigil, highlights upcoming fundraisers for the Life Center of New York and Mercy Home, and much more.

Local Family Leaving for Missionary Work in Detroit

In less than two weeks, Matthew and Stephanie Zinser and their three young sons are leaving everything behind their families, jobs and Glendale home – to answer the call to live as missionary disciples.

Steubenville NYC Leads Teens Closer to Christ

If the patron saint of youth, St. John Bosco, could have stepped into Carnesecca Arena for Steubenville NYC, he would contemplate just how the third-largest indoor sports arena in New York City could have transformed into a snippet of heaven.

United in Love

Twenty-one couples leaped together into the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony in a grand ceremony at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica.

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.

Let Them Speak: What it Means to be a Virtuous Woman in 2017

As I was pondering what it means to be a virtuous woman in 2017, I decided to make myself some tea. While I was pouring the water and the tea bag into the mug, I noticed the Bible verse on it that said, “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future” from Proverbs 31: 25.