Beloved Long Island Nun Celebrates 108th Birthday

Sister Francis Piscatella, OP, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville for 90 years, turned 108 years old on April 20. She is loved by her fellow sisters and former students, having fostered the faith of so many women and displaying fierce determination in overcoming obstacles and following God’s path.

Boy Gets Special Birthday Present — Blessing From Priest

Maksymilian Bak got a Lego set for his 10th birthday, and he was thrilled with the gift. But something else made him even happier. He received a blessing from Father Jose Henriquez at 9 a.m. Mass at St. Finbar Church, Bath Beach, on Dec. 13.