Lay Ministry Program Honors Parish Leaders

About 150 persons gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Course on Nov. 5 for the fifth annual fundraiser, “Celebrating Lay Ministry: Working in the Vineyard of the Lord.”

Springfield Gardens’ Church Has Risen from the Ashes

Six years after a fire destroyed their old church, St. Mary Magdalene parishioners’ faith was rewarded last Sunday when they were able to celebrate Mass for the first time in their newer, bigger church.Six years after a fire destroyed their old church, St. Mary Magdalene parishioners’ faith was rewarded last Sunday when they were able to celebrate Mass for the first time in their newer, bigger church.

Snows Students Give Pajamas to Needy Neighbors

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Queens students who gave pajamas to peers; invites readers to the dedication of a new Springfield Gardens church; has an appeal from an East Flatbush parish and more.

65 New Lay Leaders Are Ready to Serve

The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.

Tablet TALK: Grief Counselors Are Ready for the Journey

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a Sisters of Mercy-sponsored sock drive for veterans, a night of recollection with Father Charles and Laurie Mangano, diocesan bereavement resources and much, much more.

Tablet TALK: St. Rose Students Honor Pastor

During Catholic Schools Week, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy, Rockaway Beach, thanked Msgr. James Spengler for his many years of service as pastor of St. Rose of Lima parish. He was very happy with his new jacket, bearing the academy logo, and a generous donation from the students and their families. • • • […]