One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.
Registration is open for the 25th annual “Get to the Point” 5K Run at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, Greenpoint. Presented by Broadway Stages, the race takes place Sunday, Oct. 14.
Holy Week events that took place throughout the diocese.
The Coast to Coast for FSHD ride is a 54-day, 4,200-mile journey that covers 46 cities and 15 states. It is set to wrap up July 19, when the cyclists cross the Brooklyn Bridge and ride the final stretch to Barclays Center.
The Polish community at St. Stanislaus Kostka displayed its faith and culture for the whole neighborhood to see during its annual Corpus Christi procession.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, had three players selected in this year’s MLB draft. The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) has embarked on a cross-country bicycling journey.
This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.
Sister Maria (Mary E.) Przyborowska, C.S.F.N., a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth for 76 years, died Sept. 19. She was 92.
Sister M. Gloria (Victoria) Czarniewicz, C.S.F.N., a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth for 66 years, died Aug. 20.
Vincentian Father Joseph Szpilski, C.M., celebrated the 60th anniversary of his priesthood on Sunday, May 8, with a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Stanislaus Church, Greenpoint.