SJU Students Meet and Pray with Religious

This week’s Tablet TALK features a visiting Our Lady of Charity statue in Queens, invites readers to run, walk or bike to benefit a Brooklyn food pantry, highlights a meet and greet event for college students and religious men and women and more.

Chinese Archbishop Visits

Archbishop Paul Pei of Shenyang, China, visited the Brooklyn Diocese and visited with priests who serve the Chinese Apostolate in Brooklyn and Queens.

Filipino Cardinal Visits Flock in Queens Church

“He is a man of small stature, but for us in Asia he is a man of 15 feet tall!”
That’s how our pastor, Father John Vesey, introduced Cardinal Orlando Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato, in the Philippines. The occasion was the prelate’s June 20 visit to St. Michael’s Church, Flushing.

Flushing Parish Pilgrims Celebrate Divine Mercy

It was a windy and chilly Sunday morning when faithful members of the Filipino Association of St. Michael’s parish, Flushing, led by Divina Pasion, began their morning rosary prayer in honor of their patron saint, La Naval de Manila, at the doors of the church. They were pilgrims preparing to depart by bus for the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Mass.

Good Friday in Downtown Flushing

The observance of Good Friday in the streets of downtown Flushing was an awesome sight to see, and it served as a demonstration of faith in today’s world, which is rife with violence, fear, injustice, poverty and economic instability with the survival of humanity at stake.

Mercy Is at the Heart of Evangelization Congress

During this Year of Mercy, Catholics have the opportunity to better understand the concept of mercy and to meet Jesus by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. That was the message of the Diocesan Evangelization Congress held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston.

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.

Filipinos Celebrate Marian Feast

The Filipinos at St. Michael’s Church, Flushing, are blessed during the month of October. We also celebrate during the first Sunday, the feast of the Most Holy Rosary-La Naval de Manila.

Sister Bernard Loretto Carr

Sister Bernard Loretto Carr, C.S.J.

Sister Bernard Loretto Carr, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 78 years, died in Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood. She entered the congregation in 1937 from Holy Cross, Flatbush. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from St. John’s University, Jamaica, 1956, and certification in Spanish from Brentwood College. She taught at […]