Catholic Students Help Afghan Refugees With Asylum Process

Last month, as Rozita Gerhardt helped Afghan refugees complete their asylum applications, she thought of her mother, who years ago fled Iran, and how this was just the first step of what will be a lifelong process.

In This Classroom, Health and Wellness Learning Gets High Marks

With a goal of providing care for the whole child — their bodies, as well as their minds — Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Astoria has opened a wellness center for students to learn how to live healthy and productive lives.

Bishop Pledges To Advocate For ‘School Choice’ Assistance 

A school visit by Bishop Robert Brennan served to reinforce his view that parents of students in the Diocese of Brooklyn deserve vouchers, tax credits, or some other type of state-funded support. That would give families a real choice in educating their children, he said.

For Nursing Home Residents, Years Melt Away When Students Come

The lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in nursing homes in New York is being cheered by residents of Hillside Manor Rehabilitation and Extended Care, a 400-bed facility in Jamaica Estates. It means the girls of The Mary Louis Academy will be coming back.