Tablet TALK: Lithuanian Dignitary Visits Williamsburg

This week’s Tablet TALK features a visiting Lithuanian dignitary in Williamsburg, a new postulant from Hollis, a health fair in Fresh Meadows, details about 9-11 tributes in Brooklyn and much, much more.

Before the New Year Starts

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.

St. Kevin's Girl Scouts

Tablet TALK: Flushing Scouts Earn Silver Awards

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.

Brother Emmett Corry

Brother Emmett Corry, O.S.F.

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 […]

Despite Blizzard, St. Patrick’s Celebrates Catholic Identity

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 […]

Xaverian internship program

Not Even Limited by the Sky

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.

Bay Ridge Lights Focus On the Nativity Scene

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 […]

Poverty: Not As Seen on TV

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. 23-2​6​. […]

St. Patrick’s CYO Soccer Closes Season with All-Star Games

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 […]