Pop’s ‘Polish Prince’: Bobby Vinton and His Melodies of Faith

There must be something in the water in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, a small, scenic town 18 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. Two of popular music’s most successful and beloved stars were born and raised there — legendary crooner Perry Como on May 15, 1912, and “the Polish Prince,” Bobby Vinton, on April 16, 1935.

Tuned into Faith: The Spirit of Caruso Is Embodied in ‘Cabrini’

The new movie “Cabrini” will be in theaters by the time you read this, and it is a sumptuous film from director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, based on the life of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the Italian Catholic sister who founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Holy Trinity Music Director Mike Zabrocki Evangelizes With His Seventh New Album

Acclaimed singer and songwriter Michael Zabrocki just released his seventh CD of devotional music. The director of music ministries at Holy Trinity Church in Whitestone is a multi-talented musician whose new album is inspired by the Sisters of the Visitation in Bay Ridge. His hope is to spread the devotion of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

The Tablet’s Former Business Manager Gives Back to Bright Christmas Fund

Matthew Schiller knows all too well the kind of difference Bright Christmas makes in people’s lives. Having worked as The Tablet’s business manager from 1973 to 1993, he was directly involved with the campaign and learned firsthand how the funds raised would help put a toy in a child’s hands and a smile on their face.