Chaplains Say Military Can Reverse Downward Trend

The U.S. military is having trouble recruiting young people, and the problem will grow even more serious unless something is done — and soon — say two Catholic chaplains. 

The Tablet’s Mass for Catholic Journalism Points to Faith Focused Media

To celebrate the impact of Catholic journalism, The Tablet sponsored a special Mass for journalists on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Mass was celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights by Bishop Robert Brennan, and Bishop Emeritus Nicholas DiMarzio, Msgr. Sean Ogle, and Father Christopher Heanue concelebrated.

Catholic Gardeners Raise and Grow Vegetables & Their Faith

Mercy Sister Leslie Porreca has been gardening all her life — from working in her family garden to setting up gardens in each of the religious communities where she has lived — using available space from patio container pots to farm acres. 

Four New Priests Ordained In Diocese of Brooklyn

The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on Saturday, June 3, was nearly filled to capacity and swelled with joy during the ordinations of Ernesto Alonso, 44; Thimote Cherelus, 37; Nnamdi Eusebius Eze, 39; and Samuel Mwiwawi, 40. 

Biden’s Vow of Humane Immigration System Unfulfilled, Advocates Say

Two years into President Joe Biden’s term, Catholic immigration leaders wonder what happened to his campaign trail pledge to create a more fair and humane immigration system. They say while some positive steps have been taken, the administration has been slow to act, increasingly political, and reliant on recycled ineffective policies.