Bay Ridge Schools Plan for Combined Academy

School officials project that Bay Ridge Catholic Academy will open with 400 students, which would make it one of the biggest elementary schools in the diocese.

St. Jude Statue at Parish In Williamsburg Vandalized

WILLIAMSBURG — Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg was vandalized before dawn on Nov. 3, as a suspect damaged a $5,000 statue of St. Jude located outside the church’s rectory.

A True ‘All Saints’ Day in Queens

“We hope to not only dress like the saints on the outside, but to be saints on the inside,” said Father Frank Tumino, the pastor at St. Thomas the Apostle.

Cathedral Prep and Seminary Installs New Rector

On Nov.1, when the Catholic Church celebrated the communion of saints on All Saints’ Day, the community of seminarians from the four different diocesan schools of formation witnessed Father James Kuroly installed as the new rector of Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary.

Two Bay Ridge Catholic Schools to Merge

St. Anselm Catholic Academy and Holy Angels Catholic Academy will merge to form Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, the Diocese of Brooklyn announced on Oct. 31.

Bishop DiMarzio Wraps Up Apostolic Visitation in Buffalo

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio made his third “apostolic visit” to Buffalo, N.Y., to conclude his fact-finding mission in the Diocese of Buffalo, where Bishop Richard Malone faces accusations of covering up sexual abuse of minors by priests.