This week’s Tablet TALK features eight centenarians in Queens Village, highlights a Greenpoint parish focusing on family life, invites readers to a Catholic conference at NYU and much, much more…
The Easter Vigil service is the most dramatic liturgy of the Chuch calendar. It begins with the church in complete darkness. And then a single flame atop the Paschal Candle pierces the darkness, a symbol of the Light of Jesus Christ Risen from the dead. Light overcomes the dark. Good prevails over evil. Sight where there was blindness.
Auxiliary Bishop Paul R. Sanchez rededicated the newly renovated lower church of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto, center, installed Father Kavungal Davy, C.M.I., fifth from right, as the new pastor of St. Anthony – St. Alphonsus Church, Greenpoint, Feb. 14. Many priests from the diocese and the congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate concelebrated.
The rickety old stable was leaning heavily, held up only by a makeshift pipe between it and the church building. It had served the parish of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint, very well through the years, and was a focal point of the Christmas season on the busy Manhattan Ave. shopping area. But time had taken […]
Ornate Indian parasols decorated the exterior of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church in Greenpoint, where hundreds of Indian Catholics rejoiced over their newest saint. Devotees from Brooklyn and Queens as well as New Jersey, Connecticut and Philadelphia attended a Sunday afternoon Mass of thanksgiving on Dec. 7 to celebrate the canonization of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara. […]