The Tablet subscriptions sold during the month-long campaign resulted in more than $30,000 going back into students’ and schools’ pockets. Those checks are finally in the process of being signed, sealed, and delivered to participating students across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The longtime diocesan priest received a surprise honor.
As the COVID-19 rages on, pastors in the Diocese of Brooklyn are coming up with ways to keep their churches financially afloat during the pandemic when social distancing rules are sharply curtailing attendance at Masses and most revenue streams have been brought to a halt.
For many Catholics, making the transition from in-person to livestreamed Mass during the pandemic has been a sobering experience. It has meant not being able to receive the Eucharist and participate in Mass with the rest of the faithful. That’s not Debbie Starkman-Zdyrko’s experience. She feels closer to her community and the Catholic faith now than she did before quarantine began.
The ROCK Youth Group at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Belle Harbor spends quality time once a month visiting the retired Sisters of St. Joseph at the Stella Maris Convent in Rockaway Park.
Catholic education is thriving at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy, Belle Harbor, and so is the school’s commitment to community and charity.
St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, hosted its annual summer classic for the 34th year in the parish’s schoolyard.
The members of the St. Francis de Sales Bereavement Ministry invite anyone who has recently lost a loved one to join them for a Memorial Prayer Service on Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor.
The Bereavement Ministry at St. Francis De Sales, Belle Harbor, will be hosting A Journey from Grief to Healing, a workshop for people coping with the loss of a loved one.
This week’s Tablet TALK features Eagle Scout honors in Douglaston, St. Joseph’s College students spreading some holiday love, a multi-lingual celebration of Lessons and Carols in Brownsville and much more.