Diocese Puts Bishop Ford On Road to Sainthood

The public phase in the process to make Brooklyn-born Bishop Francis X. Ford a saint has begun. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio formally announced the opening of the cause at a Mass Dec. 3.

Preserving Sacred Space in Brooklyn

Msgr. Kieran Harrington, rector of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights; Father Gerard Sauer, pastor of St. Mel’s, Flushing; and Father Jun Hee Lee, parochial vicar at St. Mel’s, participated in the blessing of EverGreene Architectural Arts‘ new studios in Industry City.

A Christmas Concert in C Major

The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture presents A Christmas Concert in C Major (excerpts) and selections from Handel’s Messiah, performed by The Schiller Institute New York City Chorus at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Dec. 16.

The Miracle of Christmas

The Miracle of Christmas – a Christmas Musical Theater Production, featuring new live music and original songs – will be presented at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, on Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.

Relic of St. Jude to Visit Four Local Parishes

For centuries, Catholics and others have sought the hope, refuge and strength associated with the prayers and veneration of St. Jude Thaddeus, also known as the Apostle of Hope.

Global Thinking Earns Honors for Elmhurst Artists

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a seminar on women’s health and fertility, a sacred sites open house, spring planting in Queens, an upcoming multicultural celebration and more.

Approaching Ordination Days

On Saturday, May 27, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain 12 men to the permanent diaconate at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights. On Saturday, June 3, Bishop DiMarzio will ordain 10 men to the priesthood at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral. Both ordinations will be broadcast live on NET-TV.

Chorus Schedules Rehearsals at Co-Cathedral

The Schiller Institute NYC Community Chorus announced that it now has several choruses in the Greater NYC area, including a new location for the Brooklyn Chorus.