US Will Send Record Numbers to WYD

In a July 7 news conference, Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., the U.S. Bishops’ episcopal liaison for World Youth Day, said that so far, there have been 30,000 fully registered U.S. pilgrims, including 85 bishops, and another 10,000 partially registered pilgrims still in need to finish the process.

Tablet TALK: First Vows for Benedictine Sister

This week’s Tablet TALK features a Jamaica woman professing religious vows, highlights a Douglaston parish honoring clergy during its centennial year, has details about Masses honoring the NYPD and unborn and much more.

Tablet TALK: From Jackson Heights to Nepal

In this week’s Tablet TALK, students raise funds for earthquake victims in Nepal, a visit from Bishop Frank Caggiano, details about anniversary celebrations and more.

Tablet TALK

This week’s Tablet TALK features a Flushing pastor leading prayers for the U.S. House of Representatives, a Rego Park sixth-grader who will be on Jeopardy!, a Bensonhurst third-grader who spent a day in the principal’s chair and much, much more…

Knights Donate to Newtown Parish

            The Knights of Columbus donated $100,000 to St. Rose of Lima parish in Newtown, Conn., to support ongoing parish programs related to last December’s elementary school shooting. Supreme Knight Carl Anderson joined Bridgeport Bishop Frank Caggiano and Msgr. Robert Weiss, pastor of St. Rose for the presentation last Monday, […]

Congratulations and Thank You, Bishop Frank Caggiano

Bishop Frank Caggiano will be installed as Bishop of Bridgeport, Conn., on Sept. 19. Below are the links to each of the stories featured in a special pullout section of The Tablet dedicated to Bishop Caggiano: Bishop Frank Caggiano Background His Leadership Is Based on Building Relationships by Father William G. Smith Bishop Has a […]

Photos: Through The Years

Before becoming a priest and a bishop, Bishop Frank Caggiano was just a regular Brooklyn boy. Below from top, he is pictured with his parents Arnaldo and Gennarina, and sister Antonia, in a family snapshot from 1976… Below, the future bishop in his Class of 1977 graduation photo from Regis H.S., Manhattan, and the newly-ordained […]

Transition to Bridgeport

At top, Bishop Frank Caggiano addresses the press in Bridgeport, Conn., on the day he was named the fifth Bishop of Bridgeport… A cake in Brooklyn recognizes Bishop Caggiano’s new role… The seat of the new Bishop of Bridgeport in St. Augustine Cathedral in Downtown Bridgeport.

World Youth Day Celebrations Around the Globe

Bishop Frank Caggiano accompanied diocesan youth on three World Youth Days. Below from top, Bishop Caggiano leads catechesis for English-speaking pilgrims in Rio de Janeiro, 2013… He bonds with youth after a communal dinner in Madrid, Spain, 2011… He waves to diocesan pilgrims as he processes into Mass in Sydney, Australia, 2008… Bishops Nicholas DiMarzio […]