Bishop Richard J. Malone announces his retirement, effective Dec. 4 and the Holy Father’s appointment of Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, the Bishop of the Diocese of Albany, as the apostolic administrator, pending the eventual designation of the 15th bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo.
Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, and the violet color that priests wear at Mass during this liturgical season is a symbol of deep longing for the coming of Christ into our lives.
Persevering in faith through good times and bad, in season and out of season, is something the elderly can teach us a lot about. In what has become a trademark of his pontificate wherever he goes, Pope Francis shares his desire for an alliance between the young and the old — he believes the very future of society depends on it.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,
The month of October has been designated by the Bishops of the United States as Respect Life Month. This gives us the opportunity as Catholics to remind ourselves of our obligation to cherish, defend, and protect those who are most vulnerable from the beginning of life and at every point in between until natural death.
The Holy See Press Office announced that the pope’s apostolic journey will take place from Nov. 19-26. He will first spend four days in Thailand before heading to Japan.
As parishioners attended the Feast of the Assumption Mass inside Guardian Angels Catholic Church on August 15, members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) gathered outside on the sidewalk for a press conference marking an occasion that many believed would never come.
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. This week: St. Sebastian, Woodside.
Sister Marilyn Hartmann, C.S.J., a sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 64 years, died in April at the Maria Regina Residence, the sisters’ nursing home.
On the fiftieth anniversary year of Woodstock and for the first time in an art museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will examine the most important objects used to create and perform rock music: the instruments.
A former Boy Scout himself, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio touted the virtues of the scouts during a visit to Ten Mile River Scout Camps in Sullivan County in the Catskills on July 9.