In response to a desire from the Brooklyn and Queens faithful for more collaboration between diocesan deaneries and parishes, the diocese will launch a 40-day Lenten-season pilgrimage “where people can visit different parishes, experience the beauty of the church, the beauty of the community that’s there.”
Back to School 2022
The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year. It is created in collaboration with local Catholic academies, schools and the Office of the Superintendent – Catholic School Support Services, as well as community partner
‘All Things New’ Again After Hurricane’s Wrath Upon St. Mary’s of Winfield Parish
Grief turned to joy Monday, AUG. 22 when Bishop Robert Brennan joined St. Mary’s of Winfield Parish in the rededication of the lower church, which has been remade into a conference center. The celebration capped a year-long struggle to reverse the damage wrought by 10 feet of floodwater from Hurricane Ida.
Bishop Brennan to Help Rededicate St. Mary’s of Winfield Chapel Flooded by Hurricane
Bishop Robert Brennan is set to visit St. Mary’s of Winfield, Monday evening, Aug. 22, to bless the chapel and the rest of the lower church, which now includes a conference center. Last year, Hurricane Ida deluged Woodside, Queens; 10 feet of water covered parts of St. Mary’s and flooded the lower church.
Holy Cross Students Inspire Hope With Prayers They Wrote During COVID
“Ave Crux, Spes Unica ” (“Hail to the Cross, Our Only Hope”) is a small book, but filled with prayers, including contributions from Holy Cross High School (Flushing) students who wrote them in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bishop Brennan Leads Interfaith Prayer Service to Remember Victims of Mass Shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde
Bishop Robert Brennan and the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC) led an interfaith prayer service on Sunday, June 5, at Immaculate Conception Church for victims of the recent mass shooting around the country.
Cardinal Tagle’s Visit is ‘Like Sunlight’ For a Queens Hospital’s Staff and Patients
Minutes after Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle spoke to the Elmhurst Hospital Center administration and staff, Liberty Abelido presented him with a boxed pastry — simultaneously upholding the Filipino tradition of offering food to someone when they arrive, and showing appreciation for the visit.
Only In Print: Cognia Accreditation Earned by Queens Catholic Academy
Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy – Astoria recently achieved accreditation from an organization that grades schools worldwide. The Diocese of Brooklyn has 66 elementary schools which, like ICCA-A, routinely achieve accreditation, school officials said.
Groundbreaking on New Home For St. John’s Nursing Program
St. John’s University held a groundbreaking ceremony May 12 for a new Health Sciences Center on its Queens campus, to be the home of its recently approved degree program in nursing.
Bridge to Life’s New Center Opens: ‘From Here … Life Will Be Given’
When Griselda Pena and her husband Ivan Vasquez found out that she was expecting a baby in 2020, it was a frightening time for them. But the help they received from The Bridge to Life made all the difference.