Wearing judicial robes and holding a small print copy of the U.S. Constitution and standing behind his desk in his chambers, New York State Supreme Court Judge Vincent Del Giudice told the story of the two thieves to students from Bay Ridge’s Xaverian H.S.
Author: Allyson Escobar
A Time for Discernment: Vocation Retreat With Bishop DiMarzio
When 17-year-old Anthony Longo walks through the doors at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, Queens, he feels instantly at home.
Catholic School in Ozone Park to Close in June
Facing a budget deficit and declining enrollment, St. Mary Gate of Heaven Catholic Academy, Ozone Park, is closing in June.
Catholic Schools in Diocese Take Precautions Against Coronavirus
The diocese’s Office of the Superintendent of Schools is in communication with government officials and with the schools themselves in an effort to assure administrators, faculty and families that the diocese is trying its best to keep everyone safe.
Only in Print: Biology Class Sees Tale of the Vape
“Tetrahymena” is a big, fancy word, and not a common one. It’s a scientific term that refers to a single-cell organism that mimics a real living human cell. Seniors and juniors in an advanced biology class at Bishop Loughlin Memorial H.S., Fort Greene, created tetrahymenas in a lab in order to test the effects of vaping on cells.
Twice Blessed, Same Nurse For Dad and Son
A father and son, both born prematurely, were treated by the same nurse at the same Catholic hospital 33 years apart.
Viral Abortion Video Draws Pro-Life Outrage
TikTok, a short-form video-sharing platform that is used by millions, is under fire for a video that went viral showing a pregnant girl laughing and dancing at a Planned Parenthood in California.
Catechists Pick Up Ideas, Inspiration At Get-Together
At St. Nicholas of Tolentine’s, at least 200 educators, from parish religious education directors to Catholic school teachers, gathered for a literal and spiritual feeding in the parish hall. They engaged in dinner conversation about their religious education programs, while listening a discussion about how to better lead their classes as catechists.
Hope on Ash Wednesday at Chinese Parish Amid Coronavirus Fears
At one Chinese parish in the Diocese of Brooklyn, the start of Lent came with a message of hope amid concerns about the coronavirus.
Only in Print: Fasting Can Combine Spiritual With Physical | Feb. 29, 2020
For many Christians during Lent, fasting is often a grudging afterthought: smaller meals on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, no meat on Fridays. The idea of fasting, along with prayer and almsgiving, is to repent and grow in faith.