Queens College Newman Center Offers Welcoming Catholic Space to Students

A lot has changed in the past year for the Newman Center at Queens College. New leadership, renovations, and community outreach efforts have brought new life to the center, all in a concerted effort to curb the trend of Catholic students leaving the faith during their college years.

Our Lady of Sorrows Teacher Goes Above and Beyond for Her Students

CORONA — Though students didn’t begin filing into her classroom until Sept. 6, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Academy’s newest kindergarten teacher started her school year nearly a month ago. For Jessica Jerez, it takes more than lesson prep to be an educator — it requires a dedicated effort to make her classroom a second […]

Hunter College Student Brings Filipino Devotion To Our Lady of Lourdes

Every year from the time he was a teenager, Patrick Pakingan has counted down the days until the start of August. That’s when he would fly from New York to his hometown of Tanza in the Philippines, for the Fiesta Solemne de San Agustín de Tanza, a monthlong adoration of St. Augustine with daily novenas, parades, and prayer. 

Local Knights Strive to Sign Up Additional Hispanic Members

In its 2022 annual report, the Knights of Columbus reinforced the importance of maintaining the “missionary zeal of our forefathers.” This can be done, in part, through their initiative to engage more Hispanic Catholics, a boots-on-the-ground effort that has been implemented throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn.