Being a patriotic American almost cost Joe Maffia a pretty penny. Maffia was slapped with violations and a potential $500 fine by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB). The violations? He was flying two flags — an American flag and an anti-Joe Biden flag — from the flagpole on the front lawn of his Gerritsen Beach house.
Bishop Caggiano made his remarks two days after the release of results of an independent investigation that identified 281 victims of abuse in the Diocese of Bridgeport over the diocese’s 65 years and found 71 priests who were credibly accused.
Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians erected a new flagpole at its Baile Na Gael headquarters in Gerritsen Beach in appreciation of all the men and women who serve and have served in the armed services of the United States
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights religious brothers raising awareness about vocations at St. John’s University, Catholic Schools Week festivities in Rockaway Park, an upcoming concert for all diocesan choirs and much more.
Traditionally, the Colleen Queen of the Great Irish Fair of New York is a young woman of beauty, grace and charity. Not only does this year’s queen possess those qualities, but she is also blessed with another admirable trait: resiliency.
Thanksgiving weekend is a time to take stock of all the blessings God has bestowed upon us and to do exactly what the holiday’s name says to do – give thanks. However, for one Brooklyn family, the events of the past few months have cast a shadow over God’s blessings. But even so, it has […]