Bishop DiMarzio Leads Catholics, Buddhists to Meet with Pope on Green Affordable Housing

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a group of Catholic and Buddhist leaders from Brooklyn, Chicago, Ill., and Los Angeles, Calif., at a meeting with Pope Francis Sept. 12. The delegation presented the Holy Father with sustainable projects they are working on that will provide affordable housing to serve vulnerable populations, like the elderly and formerly homeless. 

Parish Art Show Has Its Own View of Creation

Watercolors, oil paintings and photographs depicting the beauty of nature lined the walls of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament’s parish center the weekend of Sept. 23-24 as the Bayside church embraced its annual Season of Creation.

Fall River Diocese, Town Create Wildlife Sanctuary

Richmond Pond in Westport is just a stone’s throw away from the mouth of Buzzards Bay where it meets Rhode Island Sound, both leading to the Atlantic Ocean.
The beach area on the pond’s south side was the spot where youngsters attending St. Vincent’s Camp, a few miles to the north, would enjoy its pristine waters and sand.

Green Teams in Parishes

Dear Editor: I was thrilled to read the Up Front and Personal article (Oct. 1) by Sister Maryann Seton Lopiccolo, S.C.: “‘Laudato Si’ Is an Everyday Response.”

Jornadistas Support Operation Backpack

This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to the “Care of the Earth and Climate Change” conference and a Sept. 11 memorial concert, highlights the work of Jornadistas this summer, an award for a HeartShare exec and much more.

Vatican Marks First Anniversary Of Encyclical on Environment

Marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace launched a new website dedicated to the document and efforts around the world to put its teaching into practice.