It was two nights of spirit-filled prayer, praise and worship, testimonies, talks and fun entitled “Meet Me at the Well,” with youth members of a Queens deanery. The event took place in Jamaica on June 22.
The newest adult members of the Church came in record numbers to show their gratitude and fellowship at the diocesan Neophyte Mass, according to the director of faith formation.
With a four-hour-long liturgy, parishioners at St. Clare Church in Rosedale celebrated the most important night of the Catholic calendar.
Being an active member at St. Clare’s in Rosedale has given me the insight about what it means to be Catholic. Last fall, I started attending Faith Formation classes.
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.