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Gold Medal Ties Trace Back to McAuley HS

Phyllis Francis, a 2010 graduate of the now-closed Catherine McAuley H.S., East Flatbush, recently captured a gold medal in the women’s 4×400-meter relay at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games.

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Tablet TALK: St. Joseph’s Feast in Glendale

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a St. Joseph’s Day celebration in Glendale and an Easter Sunday concert in Red Hook, has details on Mercy Home’s Annual Luncheon and McAuley H.S.’s upcoming reunion, and much more.

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Sister Mary Estelle Conaty, R.S.M.

Sister Mary Estelle Conaty, R.S.M., a Sister of Mercy for 70 years, died at Mercy Center, Dallas, Pa., on Nov. 6. She was 88.

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Kathleen Slattery Woman of the Year Award

Sister Caroline Tweedy, R.S.M., chief development officer for Mercy Home for Children, is receiving the Kathleen Slattery Woman of the Year Award at the 2015 Great Irish Fair of New York.

Sister Alma Ahead of Her Time

Dear Editor: I would like to honor the late Sister Mary Alma Frary, R.S.M., (1925-92), who served in the Diocese of Brooklyn as teacher in both parish schools and Catherine McAuley H.S., East Flatbush, as principal, Secretary General of the Sisters of Mercy and administrator of the Convent of Mercy, Brooklyn.