Lots Happening With Diocesan CYO Program

Now that the school year is in full swing, that means it’s a busy time for the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) program.

Lidia Opens Up Her Menus for the Popes

Lidia Bastianich, an Italian-born parishioner of St. Anastasia’s, Douglaston, who escaped with her family after her region in Italy was awarded to communist Yugoslavia and the Iron Curtain erected, said she got the request to cook for Pope Benedict XVI for his 2008 visit to the United States.

Douglaston Chairman Is Glad to Be Involved

With just over 10,000 gifts to date, Generations of Faith continues this fall. Dan O’Byrne serves as the general chair for the campaign at St. Anastasia, Douglaston, and shares his experience serving on his parish’s campaign team.

Tablet TALK: Go Team Mercy Home!

This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to the Feast of the Assumption in Corona, highlights a Vacation Bible Camp in Whitestone and much, much more.

Tablet TALK: Jamaica Garden Honors Mary

This week’s Tablet TALK features a Mary Garden in Jamaica, has details about a Cursillo gathering this weekend and in time for Father’s Day, salutes a special dad who is also the Brooklyn Bar Association’s new president.

Tablet TALK: Red Nose Day at Jamaica School

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Heart to Heart Ministry’s 20th anniversary; announces a novena of Masses for the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; invites young marrieds to a Post-Cana Couple Day and more.

New Deacons for Brooklyn and Queens

Our New Deacons

Photos from Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s ordination of 19 men to the permanent diaconate on Saturday, May 23.

Vincent A. Lino

Vincent A. Lino, of St. Anastasia’s parish, Douglaston, is a native of Brooklyn. He has been married to Maria for 30 years and they have a son and a daughter. An elevator mechanic supervisor, he is involved in his parish as a lector, and with the choir, homebound visitation, and as a Boy Scout leader. […]