The Tablet’s Bright Christmas Campaign Is Back

There is no doubt that this has been a difficult year for all of us due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the spirit of Christmas is alive and well! This joyous time of year gives us all a wonderful opportunity to count our blessings, and celebrate our faith, which we place in Jesus Christ.

Diocese of Brooklyn Takes ‘Religious Freedom’ Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

The Diocese of Brooklyn has filed an emergency application with the Supreme Court, asking that the highest court in the land agree to hear its case against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on First Amendment grounds. The diocese charged that imposing strict attendance — in some cases, as little as 10 people at the Mass — violates religious freedom.

View From the Pew: St. Pancras

Loretta Watz is an example of the kind of devout Catholic who is the backbone of the Diocese of Brooklyn — the parishioners who faithfully attend Mass every week. In Watz’s case, that would be St. Pancras Church.

Only in Print: Great Irish Fair of New York Tradition Lives On, Virtually

Though the coronavirus pandemic forcibly canceled all large, outdoor events, the 39th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York continued virtually on Sept. 19. Maureen O’Malley-Byrnes, executive director of the Irish American Building Society, remained steadfast in ensuring the end-of- summer tradition would not be forgotten.