Distance No Barrier for Parishioners Who Commute to Carroll Gardens Parish

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.

Tablet Talk July 28

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

Winter Storm Interrupts Diocesan, Parish Life

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.

Bensonhurst’s Holy Riders

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.

Father Kamil Bober

Though it was not a straightforward path to the priesthood for Polish-born Father Kamil Bober, 27, he believes God himself guided him.

Carroll Gardens Tradition

Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen parish, Carroll Gardens, conducted its annual Good Friday procession, an Italian tradition that has been taking place in the predominantly Italian community for more than 60 years.