Rocco Pisani celebrated his 11th birthday on Oct. 7 at Cohen Children’s Medical Center while receiving intense chemotherapy treatments. He was diagnosed with leukemia in May and has been going into the hospital every 10 days for three-day stays.
St. Rose of Lima – Rockaway Beach Queens
Around the Church Bell: Pilgrimage to St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral
Manhattan is a beautiful place (once you forget all the traffic, people shouting in the streets, construction, sirens and dogs barking). But have you ever taken a deeper look, like underground?
Seven Diocesan Priests Mark Golden Jubilees
Seven priests of the Brooklyn Diocese are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their ordination as priests. Six of them were ordained on June 1, 1968 by Auxiliary Bishop John J. Boardman at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn.
Christ Is Risen Art Contest
The Tablet, with the generous collaboration of the Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481, invited youth from Brooklyn and Queens to participate in the annual “Christ Is Risen Easter Art Contest.”
Msgr. Mahoney Served as Pastor, Vicar and Prep Seminary Teacher
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. John E. Mahoney, a retired priest of the diocese, was celebrated Feb. 23 in the chapel at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. He died Feb. 18 at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Flushing. He was 71.
Christ Is Risen Art Contest
The Tablet, with the collaboration of Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481, invited youth from Brooklyn and Queens to participate in the annual “Christ Is Risen Art Contest.”
It’s the Great Pumpkin Giveaway in Bayside
This week’s Tablet TALK features a pumpkin giveaway in Bayside, breast cancer awareness at a Rockaway Beach school, an upcoming and exclusive film event in Bay Ridge and more.
Tablet TALK: Graduation for St. Andrew’s Finance Director
This week’s TabletTALK features a special graduate from St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing; an Ecuadorian feast in Elmhurst; honors for an assistant principal in Fort Greene and much 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.
Golden Jubilarians: 12 Priests Have Been Ordained 50 Years
Of the 12 men celebrating their 50th anniversaries as priests this year, eight were ordained to the priesthood on May 28, 1966 at St. James Pro-Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn, by Archbishop Bryan J. McEntegart.