In Memoriam

Three men who were actively involved in their Catholic faith, Irish heritage and the Great Irish Fair of New York have joined the communion of saints in heaven.

Bishop Sullivan’s Name Lives in Middle Village

The late Auxiliary Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan was remembered with a street co-naming last weekend in Middle Village. His sister, Fran, suggested that it was appropriate because she said, “He was a man of the streets.”

Unveiling and Blessing of Bishop Sullivan Way

Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, will celebrate the co-naming of the corner of Eliot Ave. and 71st St. as “Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Way,” April 16 at 2 p.m.

Father Bradley Honored on Retirement from Charities

In honor of his longtime service as coordinator of Services for Persons with Disabilities for Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, Father James P. Bradley was honored with the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Service Award. He will retire Oct. 31.

Tablet TALK: Lithuanian Dignitary Visits Williamsburg

This week’s Tablet TALK features a visiting Lithuanian dignitary in Williamsburg, a new postulant from Hollis, a health fair in Fresh Meadows, details about 9-11 tributes in Brooklyn and much, much more.

Three Special Gifts in The Life of the Church

by Father Robert Lauder A FEW MONTHS ago, three of my priest friends died within a short space of one another. Each was a special gift in the life of the Church. All sorts of memories have come back to me since their deaths. Bishop Sullivan I first met Auxiliary Bishop Joe Sullivan when we […]

Bishop Joseph Sullivan Will Be Remembered at Scouting Dinner

The annual Bishop’s Dinner for Scouting, conducted by the Diocese’s Catholic Committee on Scouting, will pay special tribute to the late Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan, who served as chaplain to the Catholic Committee for Scouting. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin. Bishop […]

Bishop Sullivan’s Vigil Mass in Middle Village (with slideshow)

On the evening before the funeral Mass, a vigil Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, where Bishop Sullivan had celebrated Sunday Mass for more than 50 years. Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez was the main celebrant. Among the priests in attendance were Msgr. Joseph Nagle, who preached at the funeral; Father […]