Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of the Diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino was recently presented with the Oct. 15 edition of The Tablet featuring the newspaper’s front page coverage of the dedication of a statue of Blessed Carlo Acutis in the Diocese of Brooklyn and was delighted by what he read.
Members will receive an assortment of benefits that brings them closer to the newspaper and their community. Among the highlights are tickets to special events, a signed copy of the new book, “Chasing Church News” by The Tablet’s Editor Emeritus Ed Wilkinson, and invitations to the Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon and annual editors’ roundtable reception.
The Tablet, Nuestra Voz, and Currents News garnered 46 awards for standout print, video, and digital work at the 2022 Catholic Media Conference held earlier this month in Portland, Oregon.
There’s a lot of young artistic talent out there! The Tablet’s Annual Christ is Risen Easter Art Contest for students in the Diocese of Brooklyn attracted 285 entries this year with budding artists using their creative skills to express their Catholic faith.
Readers of the printed version of The Tablet may have noticed a few changes. Color and photo reproduction is considerably higher quality, and delivery is faster.
Sept. 11, 2001, was the worst day I ever spent in The Tablet office. As I approached 310 Prospect Park West where our offices were located, I heard the news on the “Imus in the Morning” radio show. Bulletin — a plane has crashed into the World Trade Center.
Going into the final stretch of The Tablet’s Covid Relieve Fundraiser for Catholic Schools this past week, Msgr. David Cassato — pastor of St. Athanasius-St. Dominic Church, vicar for Catholic Schools, and New York Police chaplain — encouraged students to sell their subscriptions in a series of short videos which were sent out to all the participating schools to share on their social media platforms.
Readers of The Tablet website will soon be able to improve their user experience by signing up for a free log-in. Their new profile will unlock special features, articles, content, and a vast archive.
For more than 40 years, Christmas at The Tablet meant only one thing — a John McAlinden illustration on the front-and-back page wraparound of the edition. Composed of thousands of individual names, the drawing would depict some piece of the story about the birth of Jesus. It might be a manger scene, or the visit of the Three Kings, or an angel blowing a trumpet.
Ed Wilkinson, the editor emeritus of The Tablet, is officially retiring on Sept. 21 — a date that has a special significance to him. It was on that date in 1970 that he started his career as a young, fresh-faced news reporter.