Never Forget Bishop Catanello

Dear Editor: The late Bishop Ignatius Catanello was a good friend of ours. He was a friend of the Augustinian recollects and would confer Confirmation every year here at St. John’s.

Bishop ‘Iggy’: a Priest They Can’t Forget

The late Bishop “Iggy” Catanello was a very pastoral priest and bishop and people responded to his affection and many kindnesses. So it wasn’t surprising that a crowd turned out last weekend when Holy Family Council of the Knights of Columbus in Fresh Meadows officially changed its name to Holy Family – Bishop Ignatius Catanello Council.

Bishop Catanello Dinner

The Third Annual Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello Memorial Dinner-Dance will be held on Saturday, March 12, at Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston. It will begin with Mass at 6 p.m. in the chapel.

Bishop Catanello’s Presence

Dear Editor: In reference to the recent listing of past auxiliary bishops (July 18), I wish to make mention of the late Bishop Ignatius Catanello’s comforting presence and spiritual enlightenment as he visited first responders at the NYC Medical Examiners Office after 9/11. He offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass under a tent, set up outside. His presence was most comforting as he reached out to comfort first responders deployed to a most challenging, but necessary assignment.

The Great Professor Catanello

Dear Editor: I would like to express this heartfelt tribute to the late Bishop Ignatius Catanello, who was my professor in New Testament Theology during the Fall 1973 at St. John’s University.  I fondly recall Father Catanello as a warm and flexible professor, whose course reflected on select New Testament chapters and verses that were […]

Co-Naming Street for Bishop Is the Way to Go

By Michael Rizzo There’s a new name for 74th Avenue that runs alongside Holy Family parish in Fresh Meadows, between Utopia Parkway and 175th Street. It’s now co-named Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello Way, dedicated to the late prelate who served as the parish’s pastor from 2007 to 2010 and was an auxiliary bishop of the […]

Remembering Bishop Catanello

The late Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello will be remembered at two separate occasions on two successive weekends. On Sunday, June 7, following the noon Mass at Holy Family Church, Fresh Meadows, Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello Way will be dedicated at the corner of 74th St. and Utopia Pkwy. The proposal to name the street after […]

Tablet TALK – SJU’s Class of 2015

This week’s Tablet TALK salutes graduates, announces the date for the unveiling of Bishop Catanello Way, highlights a new chaplain in Queens Village and more.

Tablet TALK: Girl Scout Sunday in Astoria

This week in Tablet TALK: A celebration of the founding of the Girl Scouts, a street is renamed for a late local bishop, fathers and daughters dance in Rockaway, a gala benefits mothers and children, and more.

Bishop Catanello Remembered as Gentle Servant of Diocese

Mourners filled the Immaculate Conception Center Chapel in Douglaston to capacity for the Mass of Christian Burial for retired Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello on Friday morning, March 15. Public viewings had been held on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by two vigil Masses at Holy Family Church, Flushing, where the bishop had been pastor. […]