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.
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 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.
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.
This week’s Tablet TALK features festivities celebrating St. Alphonsa, retreats and spiritual opportunities, a scam alert from the NYPD and much more.
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.
The newest adult members of the Catholic Church in Brooklyn and Queens came together to pray with their bishop just two weeks after receiving their first sacraments.
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.
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.
UPDATED 01/21/2016: Due to inclement weather these buses have been cancelled. Please call bus providers to find the status of other buses.