Summertime calls for a little recreational fun. That’s why the youth groups from both St. John Vianney, Flushing, and Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park, decided to play a friendly volleyball match.
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.
Father Hung Xuan Cao, 36, was born into a peasant farming family in central Vietnam.
During a time when China is cracking down on religion, hundreds of Chinese, Korean, Spanish and English-speaking Catholics faithfully celebrated the 10th annual procession in Flushing in honor of Our Lady of She-Shan, in solidarity with Chinese Catholics around the world.
Columbia McGreevey died Feb. 15, two days after her husband Deacon John McGreevey passed away.
Deacon John F. McGreevey, of St. John Vianney parish, Flushing, died Feb. 13. He was 88.
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.
If you walked along Flushing’s Union Street on Saturday afternoon, June 24, you would have witnessed a diverse community thriving with the sounds of a sweet celebration: drums thumping, cymbals clanging, confetti streams hissing and voices singing.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights parish scout celebrations in Glendale and Mill Basin, salutes a Woodside parish where book sales benefit the hungry, offers details on a fundraiser for a Jesuit school in Prospect Heights and more.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a renewal of wedding vows in Ozone Park and new altar servers in Douglaston, and offers details on several upcoming events in Brooklyn, Queens and Long island.