The pastor of Mary’s Nativity Church said his “nerves were shot” after witnessing a man vandalize church property, including a statue of the Blessed Mother. Police arrested the suspect moments later at the church in Flushing, Queens.
Two diocesan priests and two members of the Passionist Order are celebrating their 65th anniversaries of priesthood this year.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a memorial Mass for a “Sister of the Neighborhood,” new altar servers in Forest Hills, a free show in Sunset Park, a reunion in Bayside and much more.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Joseph F. Wiseman, a senior priest, will be celebrated at Mary’s Nativity Church, Flushing, on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. He died Jan. 29 at Flushing Hospital at the age of 93.