Ursuline Sisters Celebrate 95 Years

The Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk, Belgium, celebrated 95 years of ministry in the U.S. with a Mass and cocktail party fundraiser Nov. 3 at St. William the Abbot Church in
Seaford, N.Y.

Catholic Charities Makes Thanksgiving Dinner Possible

The turkey giveaway, held every year in one parish in Brooklyn and one in Queens, is sponsored by CCBQ and some local businesses. This year, 700 turkeys, canned goods and Thanksgiving meal fixings were distributed to families in need.

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.

Gift Guide 2019

The Tablet’s Gift Guide 2019 – Entertainment, Shopping, Dining and More!

Diocese of Camden Points to Bishop DiMarzio’s Record in Fighting Abuse

The Diocese of Camden, where Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was first a bishop from 1999-2003, released a statement Nov. 13, citing the bishop’s record in the diocese of confronting clerical sexual abuse.The statement comes in light of news of a planned lawsuit against Bishop DiMarzio, alleging that he molested a minor while he was a parish priest in Jersey City, N.J., in the Diocese of Newark.