The woman whom Pope Francis heralded as a shining example of “love and intelligence” in ministering to the needs of immigrants and helping them become integral members of their new homelands, goes by the birth name of Francesca Saveria Cabrini, better known as Mother Cabrini.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Italian Apostolate will hold a procession and Mass on Oct. 6 in support of a public statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.
Michael and Illisse, both 30, make the extra effort because they feel strongly connected to Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s. They aren’t the only ones. A number of parishioners, who once lived near the church, still come back to Mass there every Sunday, even after they have moved away. They come from Westchester County, Long Island, Staten Island and other parts of Brooklyn.
The relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, are concluding their visit to the Brooklyn Diocese but devotees will still have the chance to see them in East Flatbush and Carroll Gardens.
Seven, Robed in White, Answer the Call to Serve; St. Gregory Theatre Group, Bellerose, presents “Sister Act;” free family care giving workshop;
Marriage Encounter Weekend; message from the Pope;
Marriage Encounter Weekend
Holy Week events that took place throughout the diocese.
The arctic temperatures, harsh winds and snow that visited the diocese before and during Epiphany weekend canceled events, closed schools and brought down Mass attendance somewhat, but did not bring too much long-term damage according to a sample of parishes interviewed.
Celebrate the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen parish, Carroll Gardens, June 23.
This week’s Tablet TALK features news about motorcycle-riding priests, newlyweds, an inspiring talk radio show hosted by a Franciscan Brother, an Italian feast tradition and much more.
Though it was not a straightforward path to the priesthood for Polish-born Father Kamil Bober, 27, he believes God himself guided him.