Tablet Jan. 19

Brooklyn, Queens in the Holy Land; Our Lady of Mercy in Forest Hills exercises, New Servers in Forest Hills

88 More Laypeople Ready To Serve as Parish Ministers

The new leaders were completing a three-year program conducted by the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis that included theology courses, workshops and ministry projects that were offered in English and Spanish.

Liturgy Offers Abused Chance for Hope, Healing

The Diocese of Brooklyn, in partnership with survivors of sexual abuse by members of the clergy, held the fourth annual Mass of Hope and Healing April 25 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica.

Alleluia! Easter in Jamaica

The parish community of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, welcomedAuxiliary Bishop James Massa to celebrate Easter Sunday Mass.

All Saints of Jamaica

At St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica, 40 children from the Faith Formation program dressed as saints for Sunday Mass.

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish

St. Nicholas Tolentine, originally a small country church serving half the local population of about 100 people in what is now Jamaica, Queens, is marking its 100th birthday.

Concert Continues Centennial Celebration at Jamaica Parish

“He who sings prays twice!” – Those words of St. Augustine rang true at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica, when the parish choirs held a concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the parish, which was formerly staffed by Augustinian friars.

Teresa Chanan

A memorial Mass for Teresa Chanan, the late mother of Father Anthony S. Chanan, of St. Ephrem’s parish, Dyker Heights, and sister of Father John Francis, pastor of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica.