Catholic J’Ouvert

Though the police officers did not allow anyone to go on the street to start the J’Ouvert portion of the West Indian Day Carnival Celebration until 3 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, Catholics started celebrating on Sunday afternoon in St. Matthew Church on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.

West Indians Celebrate Rich Culture and Faith

Catholics from the Caribbean put their pride on display as people from more than 30 countries celebrated Mass Sept. 3 and a block party at St. Matthew’s Church, Crown Heights.

Diocesan Assignments June 18, 2016

PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Robert Ambalathingal, from pastor of St. Pius V, Jamaica, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, while remaining coordinator of ministry to the Indian-Latin immigrants, effective June 30.   NON-INCARDINATED Rev. Felix Sanchez, from parochial vicar of St. Joseph, Astoria, to administrator of St. Pius V, Jamaica, effective June […]

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: Reading Fun at Guadalupe School

This week’s Tablet TALK offers details about John Michael Talbot ministry events in Brooklyn and Queens, a prayer seminar for the healing of families, a Year of Mercy-themed evening of art and music and much more.

Sister Margaret Jogues Ednie, C.S.J.

Sister Margaret Jogues Ednie, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 69 years, died at Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood on Nov. 2.

Church Puts Faith in West Indian Carnival

Over a million people converged on Crown Heights to enjoy Caribbean music, costumes, ethnic fare and moko jumbies at the 48th annual West Indian American Day Parade. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a contingent of local Catholics.

New Deacons for Brooklyn and Queens

Our New Deacons

Photos from Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s ordination of 19 men to the permanent diaconate on Saturday, May 23.