Greg Kandra

Greg Kandra is a permanent deacon for the Diocese of Brooklyn. An Emmy-winning writer and producer, he worked for CBS News for 26 years. He’s now the News Director for NET, the cable channel of the Diocese of Brooklyn. He also writes the popular blog, The Deacon's Bench.

Remembering Walter

Long before Twitter or Drudge or Huffington or Gawker, there was another one-word media monolith, bigger and more influential than any one else. Walter. Television…

A Glorious Mystery

As any commuter knows, you can tell a lot about people by what they do on the subway. In the early hours of a weekday…

Laughing in the Upper Room

There’s an old Yiddish saying: “If you want to hear God laugh, just tell Him your plans.” As far as my own life’s concerned, these…


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