Solly Walker, the first black player in St. John’s history, will be honored Oct. 22 at El Caribe Country Club, Mill Basin, by the Brooklyn U.S.A. Athletic Association, a community-based organization established in 1974 to help improve the quality of life for youth in Central Brooklyn.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a jazzy night in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a climate change documentary in Bayside, a night of feathers, beads and masks in Mill Basin and much more.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, is set to induct the 2017 class into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 21.
St. John’s University Campus Ministry sponsored its third annual Brothers/Sisters’ Nite to let students see, meet and pray with religious sisters and brothers serving the local Church in Brooklyn and Queens.
Brother Labre Tallman, O.S.F., died Sept. 2, in St. Catherine’s Hospital, Smithtown, L.I.
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.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Patrick Tracy, 64, former director of campus ministry at St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, L.I., was celebrated Sept. 20 at Holy Family Church, Hicksville, L.I. Born in Brooklyn, he attended Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, and received his master’s in theology and divinity from St. John’s University. He recently retired to […]
Amir Garrett, who once played small forward for the St. John’s University, Jamaica, men’s basketball team, currently plays pro baseball as a starting pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.
By Brother Mike Sheerin, F.M.S. I said “yes” to become a Marist Brother while I was a student at Christ the King High School in Middle Village in the late 1960s. I was intrigued by the 35 brothers who served in the Boys’ Division of the school back then. Their ability to engage 1,500 […]
Maryknoll Sister Janet Carroll, founding executive director of the U.S. Catholic China Bureau, was the recipient of the organization’s 2017 Matteo Ricci Award, an honor bestowed upon people who best exemplify the bureau’s mission to build a bridge of friendship and service between the Catholic Church in the U.S. and China.