Young People Garden and Farm for a Better Future

A staggered group of seven ecology interns and Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) volunteers lived on the 212-acre Brentwood property between the end of May and the beginning of August — pursuing their passions and making the Earth a greener place, one row of plants at a time.

Persistence Pays Off: Rower Has Sights Set on Gold in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

After being cut from the U.S. women’s rowing team before the Rio 2016 Olympics, rower Kristine O’Brien wasn’t sure if she should try again for Tokyo in four years’ time. But, after receiving encouragement from her family and coaches, O’Brien decided to devote another four years to training — in hopes of representing the United States in the next Summer Games.

New Transitional Deacons Take Next Step Toward Priesthood

The new transitional deacons received weekend assignments in local diocese and continue their studies during the rest of the week until they complete their four-year seminary training and become ordained priests in May.

SPONSORED: St. Mary’s Goes for Full In-Person Learning

St. Mary’s Elementary and High School decided to zig while everyone else is zagging. Their reopening plan consisted of having every student back in school on a full-time basis and for now, everything seems to be going to plan.

Rockville Centre Diocese Welcomes New Auxiliary

Bishop Richard Garth Henning, episcopal vicar for the Central Vicariate of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, was ordained an auxiliary bishop of his diocese at St. Agnes Cathedral, July 24.