Bishop’s Golf Classic Goes Way off ‘Course’

At first, it seemed like the perfect day for a golf outing. The skies were blue, the sun was shining, and the weather was just right, but Mother Nature was about to serve up a surprise.

18th Annual Bishops’ Golf Classic (with slideshow and video)

One hundred and twenty-eight golfers participated in the 18th annual Bishops’ Golf Classic conducted by the DeSales Media Group for the benefit of Catholic Migration Services. The event was held Aug. 8 at North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, L.I. Special celebrity golfers included Bud Harrelson, former shortstop and manager of the New York Mets, […]

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio shares a laugh with Gil Hodges Jr. (Photo by Antonina Zielinska)

Bishop Honored at DeSales Golf Classic (with video)

Nearly 130 golfers teed off Aug. 8 at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, L.I., for the 18th Annual Bishops’ Golf Classic hosted by the DeSales Media Group, Inc., the parent company of The Tablet. Despite the threat of rain, it was an enjoyable day, and DeSales would like to thank the 55 tournament […]

The 2013 CYO Golf Classic featured a few prominent figures including, from left, honoree Louis Grassi; former New York Giants’ tight end Howard Cross; Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto; former New York Rangers’ right winger Rod Gilbert; and Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, vicar for development. (Photo by Jim Mancari)

Sports Values Taught At CYO Golf Classic

When we think of a sports contest, we often ask the following questions first: Who won the game, and what was the score? However, through the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens, the values of sport – including teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play – are emphasized more so than winning. “It’s very important […]

Tablet TALK

Diocesan Oratorical Contest Twenty-six students from schools in Brooklyn and Queens competed in the finals of the Diocesan Oratorical Contest held on May 16, at Salve Regina Catholic Academy, East New York. Students presented a memorized speech originally given by a historical figure, which ranged from three-six minutes, and were judged on more than a […]