The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year.
Joseph Quinlivan, who grew up in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood before he moved to Brooklyn, received his diploma from Operation Recognition, a program that allows war veterans to earn New York state high school degrees, even if they were unable to finish.
Warm weather in Staten Island’s Midland Beach didn’t stop participants from running in the Race for the Chaste, Aug. 17. It was the second annual 5K run/walk benefiting The Goretti Group, a local faith fellowship community aimed at spreading the message of purity and authentic love.
This summer, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy, Windsor Terrace, installed new classroom sensory furniture and supplies for its early childhood program.
St. Francis Xavier Queen of All Saints Catholic Academy, which has served Fort Greene/Clinton Hill area since 1910, will close on Aug. 31.
The pews of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg were packed July 16 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a bilingual Mass honoring the parish feast day in English and Italian.
A fresh wave of able-bodied lifters has rejuvenated an Italian tradition that dates back more than a century in Williamsburg and more than a millennium in Nola, Italy.
With a Mass celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, at St. Brigid’s in Wyckoff Heights, Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay was installed as the parish’s new pastor.
Faced with the harsh discrimination immigrants endure in the United States, one nun, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, frail but fierce, fought to help these marginalized in society with effects so miraculous, they could have been achieved only with the help of the Holy Spirit.
“Why me?” That’s the question Msgr. David Cassato, pastor of St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst, said he asked when he was told that he had been selected as a chairman’s honoree for the Josephine Foundation Follow Your Dreams dinner on June 21 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y.