Poles Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Independence

One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.

Little Snow Can’t Dampen OL Guadalupe Celebration

The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.

Local Family Leaving for Missionary Work in Detroit

In less than two weeks, Matthew and Stephanie Zinser and their three young sons are leaving everything behind their families, jobs and Glendale home – to answer the call to live as missionary disciples.

Queens Middle Schoolers Sweep Diocesan Math Bee

Queens students swept the top three spots in this year’s Diocesan Middle Grades Math Bee, which took place at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Jamaica, last month.

Carol Powell

Larry Was One of Those Down-to-Earth Saints

Larry Mule from St. Matthias parish in Ridgewood was a good listener and was loved by the RCIA candidates and parishioners. He was exactly what a deacon and every minister of the Church should be, a servant of the people of God, following the example of Jesus.

Keep Christ in Christmas Art Contest Winners

For the 10th consecutive year, colorful expressions of faith were on display at The Tablet’s annual Keep Christ in Christmas Art Contest award ceremony Jan. 25. Out of the nearly 1,000 student-entries, only 11 winners were selected to celebrate their creative achievements at the Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council, Dyker Heights.

Retired Deacon Lawrence Mule

Retired Deacon Lawrence Mule, 70, died at the Hospice Inn, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, where he had been living.

Bishop Tiedemann Installed as Pastor

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio installed Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., as the pastor of St. Matthias parish, Ridgewood, on Nov. 19.