St. Anthony of Padua– St. Alphonsus Church, Greenpoint, which is the North American headquarters of the congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, celebrated on Dec. 1 a Mass for the fifth anniversary of the canonization of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the 19th-century saint from India who founded the order
Ed Wilkinson is receiving the Al O’Hagan Community Leadership Award. Wilkinson has been the editor of The Tablet, Brooklyn’s diocesan newspaper, since June of 1985. He recently completed his 48th year as a member of The Tablet staff.
Holy Week events that took place throughout the diocese.
A memorial Mass for Father Dagoberto Noguera will be celebrated at St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church.
A Brooklyn priest who had returned to Colombia to live in retirement, was brutally murdered there on Saturday, March 10. Father Dagoberto Noguera, 68, was killed in his residence in Mamatoco, Colombia. He was currently doing social work in the capital of Magdalena.
The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.
After major roof repairs, interior wall repairs and the painting of the upper church, Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church, Greenpoint, on June 10.
Sister Patricia Sullivan, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 70 years, died Oct. 22.
This week’s Tablet TALK features the newest Brentwood Sister of St. Joseph, a new appointment for a Greenpoint priest, students raising breast cancer awareness and funds, and much, much more.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a novena to Our Lady of Velankanni, anniversary events in Astoria and Brooklyn, an upcoming event with Bishop Caggiano in Brooklyn and much more.