In the midst of all the noise surrounding teenagers – from the virtual world of cellphones and technology, as noted by Pope Francis, to even the physical, saturated noise within the confines of New York City – the Steubenville NYC youth conference made its way once again to St. John’s University, Jamaica, July 20-22. Carnesecca Arena was filled to near-capacity with thousands of high school students from the tri-state area.
During a 10-week “Daughters of the King” program, young women from St. Sebastian, Woodside, discussed love, dating, sexuality, beauty, self-worth, chastity, modesty and how to be a strong, faithful woman in Christ.
If I could take away one thing from working with LOVE, HALLIE Foundation, it would be this: Young people truly have the capacity to get meaningfully involved in any cause they choose if they are provided the tools and resources to do so.
Delve deeper into Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”) with Father Joseph R. Gibino during June.
Good Shepherd Sunday at St. Sebastian’s Church, Woodside, was also observed as Vocations Sunday.
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.”
More than 2,000 middle school and high school students from nearly 60 parishes across the diocese spent their Saturday at St. John’s University for Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day. Part day-retreat, part praise and worship concert, the full-day schedule was coordinated by the diocesan School of Evangelization.
“Madame Butterfly;” Compassion in Action: Lent; Sisterly Vocation Discernment; Lent with Young Adults; Happy 105th Birthday Mrs. Ollari!
In this special edition of Youth Views, teens from St. Sebastian, Woodside, share their 2018 March for Life experience.
This week’s Tablet TALK features a salute to veterans in Mill Basin, a free opera in Sunset Park, a new pastor in Belle Harbor and much more.