CSW2013: St. John’s Prep, Astoria

Education for the Whole Person   “That they may have life more abundantly” is the motto of St. John’s Preparatory School.   The motto comes from the Gospel of John and refers to the reason Christ came into the world – so that people could live life to the fullest. It is this goal of […]

CSW2013: St. Francis of Assisi School, Astoria

Success For All   St. Francis of Assisi School, located in the vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood of Astoria, N.Y., is proud to be celebrating Catholic Schools Week, 2013.  Since the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, our school community has fully embraced the CSW theme of Raising the Standards and has been firmly committed […]

Tablet TALK

Astoria School Remembers the Fallen On Sept. 11, 2012, the students and faculty of St. Francis of Assisi School, Astoria, gathered together in the schoolyard to salute the American flag and pray for peace in remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Photo courtesy St. Francis of Assisi School)   So […]

Meet and Greet

The Mother Parish of Queens – Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, Marks 170th Year

by Marie Elena Giossi Last Saturday, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Msgr. Sean Ogle openly confessed the sin of pride – pride in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, the mother church of Queens, as the Astoria parish marked its 170th anniversary and patronal feast day. “I am very proud of this parish. I know the […]