Paulist Father Thomas Stransky, credited internationally as a pioneer in the Catholic Church’s ecumenical and interfaith relations stemming from the Second Vatican Council, died Sept. 3 on his 89th birthday.
“It seems like the Church is always asking for money,” this has been said by many parishioners and even by some priests, for as long as the Church has solicited funds. The mission of the Church is to continue God’s work of bringing about a community of faith, hope and charity.
For decades, the Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton has enjoyed greater popularity in the United States than in his homeland of Great Britain – and now an American university’s UK campus will showcase the writer’s own collection.
Cathy Nottage, a resident of Elbow Cay – an 8-mile-long stretch in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas – has had to take a lot of things by faith in the days since Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas and left much of the islands in rubble or underwater.
As the Catholic chaplain at John F. Kennedy International Airport ambled through Terminal 4 on a hot summer afternoon, security personnel, airport employees and flight crews shouted a cheery hello or stopped for a quiet word.
The sixth annual late August barbecue at the Church of Holy Child Jesus in Richmond Hill brought together parishioners and local residents for two causes: to raise money for the parish’s food pantry and to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Knock in Ireland.
If 30 years ago anyone told Steve Javie he would become a permanent deacon, he probably would have said, “No way.”
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray is facing backlash after ignoring public calls for a monument to be erected in honor of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first American saint.
As a teen in this modern-day society, it gets increasingly difficult to maneuver around one’s day-to-day life. It is plastered all over the media how teens and youth in general, constantly come toppling down on their cracked support systems.
Though often associated with yoga mats and bubble baths, self-care also has to do with the spiritual aspect. Two Tablet reporters and one counselor discuss self-care Catholicism, or taking care of yourself, through the Catholic lens.