Remembering Kaitlyn at Kearney

With bright yellow T-shirts symbolizing the light of the life of their classmate Kaitlyn Bernhardt, who passed away in 2018 after a courageous two-year battle with bone cancer, students from the Bensonhurst high school held a variety of school events honoring their Kearney sister.

Xaverian Goes Gold For Frankie

On Sept. 16, students from both Xaverian’s middle school program, Genesis, and high school in Bay Ridge joined forces to Go Gold to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. The Go Gold effort has been spearheaded by Camille Orichio-Loccisano, who lost her son, Frankie, a member of Xaverian’s class of 2008, to pediatric cancer in 2007. […]

Swish for Kids

Swish For Kids Classic Provides Needed Break (with video)

At the Swish for Kids Classic, the men’s basketball teams from St. Francis College and the College of Mount St. Vincent put on a clinic for children battling cancer and those who have completed their treatment.

Team Effort at Brooklyn Parishes to Battle Cancer

Thanksgiving weekend is a time to take stock of all the blessings God has bestowed upon us and to do exactly what the holiday’s name says to do – give thanks. However, for one Brooklyn family, the events of the past few months have cast a shadow over God’s blessings. But even so, it has […]