The theme of Kujenga was to inform the youth that we are not just Catholic, but that we are black Catholics.
When my mother first suggested for me to attend a three-day trip to Pennsylvania for a retreat, I was very hesitant.
The St. Clare Feast Mass at the St. Clare parish in Rosedale was celebrated on Sunday, Aug. 12, and more than 500 people filled the church. It was also the culmination of a week-long celebration of faith and community.
Talking openly about the sin of racism in the Catholic Church is difficult and uncomfortable, said Father Alonzo Cox. As secretary of the diocesan Commission on Racism and Social Justice, he said it is also something that must be done.
I really enjoy the youth events, especially the Mother’s Day Bake Sale. This year, we partnered with La Baguette Bakery. We were able to sell Haitian patties at the bake sale. We sold out of almost everything, including the patties!
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a homecoming weekend at a Flatbush parish, a creation-themed art show in Bayside, a milestone birthday for a Franciscan brother and much more.
Look up the word “revival” and the definitions include “a period of renewed religious interest” and “an emotional evangelistic meeting.”
A week of festivities are planned to mark the feast of St. Clare at St. Clare’s Church in Rosedale. Among the events will be a four-day spiritual revival, the rededication of the recently renovated sanctuary, a parish festival and procession with a statue of the saint.
Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with upcoming youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
On the day before the Fourth Sunday of Easter, traditionally called Good Shepherd Sunday, the adults who entered into full communion with the Catholic Church at Easter, reunited for a day of prayer, fellowship and continuing faith formation.