Black Catholic History Honored At Annual Mass

The Gospel choir-like singing strikes people as out of place in a Catholic church, and liturgical dance is unfamiliar to many. But Wilson said the groups that led the faithful in worship at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s National Black Catholic History Month Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux, Flatbush, on Nov. 17 are indeed Catholic.

Couple Praises God With Music

Albert and Elaine Tontoh spend their weekends serving the church in song. Albert plays the keyboard and Elaine leads the choir at St. Catherine of Genoa Church in East Flatbush.

Turkey Giveaway Makes Thanksgiving More Special

Close to 1,000 local residents and families struggling to make ends meet were able to sit down to a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings this Thanksgiving, thanks to Catholic Charities.

Sister Mary Brenda Gorman, R.S.M

Sister Mary Brenda Gorman, R.S.M., 76, a member of the Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community for 58 years, died Dec. 31 at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, L.I.

Obituary: Sister Lois Keller, R.S.M.

Sister Lois Keller, R.S.M., 83, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 65 years, died July 3 at Calvary Hospice in Lutheran Hospital, Sunset Park.

Father Gesson Agenis

Diverse cultures, languages and people are what drew Haitian-born Father Gesson Agenis, 37, to be a priest for the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Tablet TALK: Dio Vi Benedicta Father Pham

This week’s Tablet TALK features special recognition for a beloved priest in Astoria, new altar servers in Canarsie and Flushing, a vocation opportunity and much, much more.

Kathleen Slattery Woman of the Year Award

Sister Caroline Tweedy, R.S.M., chief development officer for Mercy Home for Children, is receiving the Kathleen Slattery Woman of the Year Award at the 2015 Great Irish Fair of New York.