Before welcoming the 2015-2016 school year, here is a couple of stories you might have missed from last year with this final tribute to the 2014-2015 school year in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.
In this week’s Tablet TALK, St. Kevin’s Girl Scouts are honored, St. Mel’s new servers are installed, a chance to help clean up the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, and more.
The Catholic schools in Bay Ridge were on the march in the neighborhood’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade held March 22.
Brother Emmett Corry, O.S.F., who wrote the history of the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, died Feb. 25 at Lutheran Augustana Center, Sunset Park. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 2, at Our Lady of Angels Church, Bay Ridge. The son of Irish immigrant parents, Patrick J. Corry graduated from St. Francis de Sales […]
St. Patrick Catholic Academy, Bay Ridge, didn’t let a potential blizzard dampen its annual Catholic Schools Week celebration, which got underway with a Mass on Sunday, Jan. 25. At the Mass, which was celebrated by Msgr. Michael Hardiman, pastor, Principal Andrea D’Emic presented the academy’s first-ever Distinguished Graduate Award to Eastern District Magistrate Judge Vera […]
The Internship Program at Xaverian (IPAX), Bay Ridge, is a dynamic opportunity for rising juniors in the Honors Program to learn about a wide variety of careers in hands-on experiences with talented professionals.
The house on the corner of Colonial Rd. and 81st St. in Bay Ridge is so festively lit for Christmas that it has become a stop for New York City tourist buses. “I met the director of A Slice of Brooklyn tours and he asked if it would be all right if the buses pulled […]
Nine juniors and seniors from Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, traveled to Camden, N.J., to participate in a service program that put them face to face with poverty and challenged them to live on only $3 for a whole day. The Romero Center’s Urban Challenge Program is a service-learning, immersion retreat experience, which ran Oct. 23-26. […]
The Kindergarten and First Grade Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) soccer teams from St. Patrick’s parish, Bay Ridge, ended their season by playing in All-Star Games. The exciting featured the Purple team taking on the Gold team followed by the Red team squaring off against the Blue team. The games concluded another season of fun for […]
Students from Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge, are not known to pass up an opportunity to learn more about technology. Last month, a group of students attended Techweek’s LAUNCH Start Up Competition in Manhattan. They met the next generation of technical inventors and professionals who were there to compete for $50,000 in cash and prizes. […]