Making Spirits Bright in the Advent Season

As another Christmas season comes upon us, one of the things The Tablet is blessed to run each year is the Bright Christmas Fund. The fund is one way The Tablet community can help those in need and to make sure that every child has a gift to open on Christmas morning. This week marks the launch of the 2023 campaign. 

‘Throwaway’ Culture Needs to End

Since the horrific Oct. 7 attack by Hamas terrorists against Jews in Israel, hate crimes in New York City have soared 135% as compared to the previous month.

Don’t Abandon Our Migrant Children

America used to have a philosophy of no child left behind. Unfortunately that does not seem to be the current thinking when it comes to homeless and migrant children. 

Antisemitism on the Rise After Attack

It is 2023 and, still, Jewish college students on many campuses, both locally and across the country, are fearful for their lives. 

‘Please Let No More Innocent Blood Be Shed’

In his Angelus prayer on Oct. 15, Pope Francis said of the heinous acts in the Holy Land, “Prayer is the meek and holy force to oppose the diabolical force of hatred, terrorism, and war.” 

Right to Shelter Not The Right Policy Now

New York City Mayor Eric Adams last week pleaded with a state judge to end the city’s long-standing “right to shelter” law as the city struggles to house more than 122,000 migrants who have come to the Big Apple since last year.

Strength in Numbers: The Diocese’s Revival

This Saturday, Oct. 7, the Diocese of Brooklyn continues its celebration of the Eucharistic Revival at Maimonides Park in Coney Island with a spectacular day-long event beginning at 8 am. 

Value of Catholic Journalism Celebrated

On Saturday Sept. 23, a Mass to stress the importance of Catholic journalism was celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights by Bishop Robert Brennan; it was concelebrated by Bishop Emeritus Nicholas DiMarzio; Msgr. Sean Ogle, chairman of the board of DeSales Media Group, the ministry that produces The Tablet; and Father Christopher Heanue, rector of the co-cathedral. 

A Celebration of Catholic Media

This week’s The Tablet spotlights the resurgence of Catholic media and its growing influence on spreading the good word to the faithful.