A Catholic Convert Canonized

Since the Oratory of St. Philip Neri was established in Brooklyn, its members have been praying for the canonization of one of the most famous affiliates of this religious community, the English Cardinal John Henry Newman. And their prayers have finally been answered.

100th Birthday at Catholic Charities

St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center in Brooklyn Heights, whichis run by Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens, had a special party on July 17.

5K Honors Memory of B’klyn Assemblywoman

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, in partnership with St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Cooperation, sponsored the Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K race.

St. Francis College

Founded by the Franciscan Brothers, the mission of St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, has always been to provide young people a high-quality and affordable college education.

Obituary: Sister Margaret Casey, R.S.M.

Sister Margaret Casey, R.S.M., 79, formerly Sister Mary Xavier, a Sister of Mercy for 61 years, died at Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood, L.I., Aug. 13.

Good News About St. Francis College

Students were met with some good news as they returned to St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, for their first full week of classes. U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked St. Francis as a Top Regional College in the North. “These rankings have become an annual confirmation of the success of our educational […]

Obituary: St. Francis College’s Student Health Services Director Deborah Seaton

Deborah Seaton, director of Student Health Services at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29. A licensed practical nurse with a master’s degree in public administration, she began working at the school in 2004. She oversaw the St. Francis Wellness Center and Counseling Center as well as weekly events like Healthy Hour […]

The famous handshake

Faith Inspires ‘Shotgun’ Shuba’s Baseball Dream

The name “George Shuba” likely rings a bell for many Brooklyn Dodgers’ fans. Back in the glory days of baseball at Ebbets Field, Shuba and “Dem Bums” captivated the borough of Kings. These days, “Shotgun” Shuba, now 87, can still recall the memories of his baseball career. Through it all, he’s relied on his Catholic […]

Pope’s Lebanon Visit Sparks Local Interest

As Lebanon welcomes Pope Benedict XVI this weekend, the international community will be watching and listening carefully to the message he brings to the Church in the Middle East. Sons and daughters of Lebanon, at home and abroad, have been eagerly anticipating Pope Benedict XVI’s visit, the primary purpose of which is to sign and […]