Panamanian sisters Yamitzla Reid and Yariela Reid-Thomas are celebrating their faith and heritage and honoring their mother’s last wishes this week at World Youth Day in Panama.
A large contingent of Catholics from the Brooklyn Diocese are in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families. One stop on their trip: Our Lady of Knock Shrine.
Doris Gomez de Sanchez, the sister of Deacon Guillermo D. Gomez of St. Gerard Majella Church, Hollis, died in Colombia after a long illness.
In the midst of all the noise surrounding teenagers – from the virtual world of cellphones and technology, as noted by Pope Francis, to even the physical, saturated noise within the confines of New York City – the Steubenville NYC youth conference made its way once again to St. John’s University, Jamaica, July 20-22. Carnesecca Arena was filled to near-capacity with thousands of high school students from the tri-state area.
Mother’s Day Mass became a massive multicultural celebration at the Shrine Church of St. Gerard Majella.
Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
If the patron saint of youth, St. John Bosco, could have stepped into Carnesecca Arena for Steubenville NYC, he would contemplate just how the third-largest indoor sports arena in New York City could have transformed into a snippet of heaven.
This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.
Father Josephjude Gannon, chaplain at York College, Jamaica, distributed ashes on campus as 200 students, staff and faculty members attended. Afterwards, he spent time taking selfies with students and staff.
This week’s Tablet TALK features “souper” students and parishioners in Queens, a school raising funds to fight cancer, a free opera (one-night only) in Brooklyn, details on a summer mission trip to Peru and much more.