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.

Brooklyn Church Sign Vandalized

Brazen vandals attacked the exterior of Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church located at 108 Carroll St. in Carroll Gardens last Sunday morning, Jan. 22, while parishioners were inside celebrating Mass.