Kristi Kollar has put her pro-life views into practice. The 19-year-old who now lives in Astoria said she was raped two years ago, and despite being shunned by her church at the time, she kept her baby. Her daughter, Adeline, is now about 14 months old.
Teens from throughout the Northeast descended upon the Diocese of Brooklyn, July 15 to fold clothes and give kids piggy-back-rides during a week of service organized by Young Neighbors in Action.
This week’s Tablet TALK offers opportunities to get a fresh start in this new year and highlights those who have made significant achievements.
Nearly 70 high schoolers from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Long Island made a positive difference at nearly a dozen sites in and around the diocese as part of Young Neighbors in Action, a weeklong service mission trip this July.
On July 15, the New York Daily News reported that Democratic Councilman Peter Koo of Flushing has given close to $24,000 in donations to Bridge to Life, a not-for-profit organization which provides counseling to over 4,000 women who are in need, giving them free pregnancy tests, donations of maternity and baby clothes and supplies and referrals to housing and other services.
This week’s Tablet TALK is full of invitations to galas supporting special education and pro-life resources, a Cursillo for women, a family-friendly Lenten event and an opportunity to see a Grammy-award winning men’s chorus.
This week’s Tablet TALK features longtime educators in Queens, an international food fest honoring St. Thomas Aquinas in Brooklyn, issues a call for baby items from a pro-life crisis pregnancy center and much more.
This week’s Tablet TALK announces the building up of a Bath Beach church, highlights a Whitestone parish’s Christmas album and salutes a school that brought Christmas smiles to pediatric cancer patients.
Dear Editor: I enjoyed reading Father Christopher Heanue’s story (Dec. 12) about the newborn found in Holy Child Jesus Church. I especially enjoyed the three themes for evangelization.
While NYC Marathon runners will hit the city streets this weekend, Whitestone resident Brendan Flynn still has three weeks to train for the Philadelphia Marathon – and he’s running for a cause close to his heart.