33 New Participants Begin Ministry Prep

Thirty-three new participants are joining the 100 others currently participating in the diocesan Lay Ministry Program. At an orientation session, the School of Evangelization’s Pastoral Institute welcomed them as they begin their formal training to serve as lay pastoral leaders in parishes.

Workshops Scheduled to Assist ARISE Leaders

Starting in September, parishioners throughout Brooklyn and Queens will experience a comprehensive process of evangelization and spiritual renewal through RENEW International’s ARISE Together in Christ/LEVÁNTATE Unámonos en Cristo/LEVE KANPE ak Jezi Kri.

Father Lauder’s Fall Film Festival Kicks Off Sept. 9

Father Robert Lauder and the Office of Faith Formation, School of Evangelization, are proud to present the 52nd Friday Film Festival at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center in Douglaston, on six Fridays in the fall.

Foundations for Ministry, Fall 2016

This fall, the diocesan Pastoral Institute will offer its 10-week Foundations for Ministry Program in English, Spanish and Creole at sites in Brooklyn and Queens.

Indian Saint Honored on Queens Streets

This week’s Tablet TALK features festivities celebrating St. Alphonsa, retreats and spiritual opportunities, a scam alert from the NYPD and much more.

Teens Embrace Faith at Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day

Two thousand teens from 65 parishes and schools came to Carnesecca Arena at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to experience this year’s Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day on Saturday, April 30. The day was filled with prayer, music, talks and fun opportunities for fellowship for junior high and high school teens from parishes around the diocese.

Religious Ed Goes Online at Belle Harbor Parish

In an effort to meet today’s youth where they are, St. Francis de Sales parish, Belle Harbor, has become the first in the diocese to offer online religious education classes for elementary-age students.

Mercy Is at the Heart of Evangelization Congress

During this Year of Mercy, Catholics have the opportunity to better understand the concept of mercy and to meet Jesus by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. That was the message of the Diocesan Evangelization Congress held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.