Rona Jack, 88, a long-time parishioner at St. Gregory the Great, Crown Heights, died Feb. 22.
Father Perry Honored on Retirement; free book signing; The third annual Day of Recollection for Parish Musicians; Penny Carnival at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy, Bellerose; Catholics Continue to Care
This week’s Tablet TALK offers opportunities to get a fresh start in this new year and highlights those who have made significant achievements.
Principals leading local Catholic academies and schools were honored at the annual Principals’ Longevity Recognition Awards Celebration at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. They were recognized for their committed service, leadership and dedication to the mission of Catholic education within the diocese.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Father William R. Dulaney, parochial vicar at St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose, and a part-time chaplain at St. Edmund’s H.S., Sheepshead Bay, was celebrated Feb. 16 at St. Gregory the Great Church.
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy serves a diverse population of families in Flatbush and Crown Heights. Their cultural heritages are rooted in African-American, Caribbean and Central American traditions, but they are united in their belief in the Christian teaching of the Gospel.
On the day when the nation pauses to reflect on the life, witness and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens gathered to celebrate the Baptist preacher’s life, and keep his dream alive amid the challenges in today’s world.
The new ranks and members from the Diocese of Brooklyn are:
As the Universal Church marked the solemnity of Christ the King and the closing of the Year of Mercy, Crown Heights’ residents gathered to commemorate the centennial of the first Mass celebrated in St. Gregory the Great Church.
Sister Eleanor Peters, R.S.M., 98, a Sister of Mercy for 77 years died Oct. 18, at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, L.I.