Retreats Help Young Adult Catholics Advance

While time spent at a Catholic-based retreat won’t yield a material reward, a Pew Research study this year suggests that people who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than religiously unaffiliated adults and inactive members of religious groups.

United as One, Young Church

It took more than nine months of planning, but for the first time, the “One Youth Rally” retreat on Oct. 5 brought together teens from the 10 different Queens parishes within Deanery 5 for a a variety of opportunities for the youth to grow in their faith.

Students Rally for Climate Change

Just a couple weeks after the first day of school, social media outlets and tv screens across the country showcased crowds of young faces on a Friday morning in September. Except these students weren’t necessarily discussing curriculum or school subject matter. Instead, they were organizing in groups to partake in the 2019 Climate Strike, Sept. 20.

Kings County League Coming to CYO

The new CYO Kings County boys’ basketball league will feature the same rules, mission and values as the parent diocesan CYO league.

Easy Solution to After-School Snacking

The early morning chaos and activity-packed evenings of the back-to-school season can make finding time to connect challenging. Throughout the day, there can be small windows of time that your family can make the most of – even if only for a few moments that matter.

Our Lady of Grace Is Some ‘Kind’ of School

The school, which opened its 2019-20 academic year on Sept. 4, is encouraging its students to say “hello” to their classmates and to be especially welcoming to new kids at the school. It’s part of the national “Start With Hello” initiative to show students that kindness truly matters.