As an alternative to a traditional spring break, college women from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, spent a week in New York working with and learning from religious sisters.
This was a leadership workshop and retreat, led by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, that taught us how to bring forward elements of change in our communities, school and on a global scale.
This year, the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens is proud to honor 72 sisters and brothers who have collectively given 3,315 years of service to the Church and the people of God. Brief bios, photos and more are included in this special supplement of The Tablet.
Religious sisters in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrating significant anniversaries in religious life were recognized at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, May 21.
CSJ, RSM, OP, SC, OSB, SND, OSF, DW, CSFN and more…Whatever the post-nominal letters that follow their names, they all signify the same thing: a Catholic sister ministering to the people of God.
“WHOEVER DRINKS the water I give will never thirst … will have a spring of water deep inside (John 4) … If today you hear God’s voice, harden not your hearts.” (Psalm 95)
With new ashes upon our heads and a mandate to “return to God with all our hearts,” we come to this Lent 2017. We pray God walks ahead and alongside us as we begin this journey of repentance and mercy.
People of diverse faiths gathered on Sunday, Jan. 22 at Sacred Heart Chapel, on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Brentwood, L.I., to pray for the U.S. government to accelerate its response to climate change.
This week’s Tablet TALK salutes Knights and parishioners helping neighbors during the holidays, highlights Christmas events, has details about a New Year’s Eve party for the whole family and much more.
Maria Regina Residence, a fully accredited and licensed residential health care facility in Brentwood, L.I., will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. As part of the celebratory events, a one-day conference, “Women, Faith and Finance,” will be offered there Jan. 18.