Caracol Fiesta in Elmhurst Celebrates Filipino Culture

Colorful costumes, dancing and music filled the streets of Elmhurst when the Filipino-American community at St. Adalbert Church held its inaugural Caracol Festival, Aug. 27. The Caracol Festival is the Filipino version of Mardi Gras, and it is meant to spread awareness about the importance of protecting Mother Nature.

Obituary: Father Joseph M. Calamari

Just two weeks shy of his 97th birthday, Josephite Father Joseph M. Calamari, the oldest living member of his order, died on Aug. 21 at St. Joseph Manor, Baltimore, Md.

Cardinal Dolan visits Cathedral Prep in Queens

Cardinal Dolan Pays a Visit to Cathedral Prep

“I love Cathedral Prep’s motto, ‘Men For Greatness,’” Cardinal Dolan said, reminding us that the first step to becoming great is realizing that you’re not.

Cathedral Prep

Cathedral Prep and Seminary Alumni Events Set for 2015

Cathedral Prep School and Seminary, Elmhurst, has two important dates set on its calendar for 2015. The Prep’s annual golf classic is scheduled for Monday, April 27 at North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, L.I., starting at 10 a.m. A springtime reunion dinner is planned for Saturday, May 9 at the school. The celebration will […]

Tablet Talk: 50th Reunion for St. Joseph School and Giving Thanks in Elmhurst

50th Reunion: St. Joseph School, Astoria Fifty-four members of the Class of 1964 from St. Joseph School, Astoria, met for a 50th reunion at their alma mater. Charlie Gozdziewski, Mary Hank, Donna Innone, Richie McCormack, Msgr. Sean Ogle and Robert Padala organized a program for alumni and guests that included a school tour, luncheon and […]

Summer Hoops Camp at Cathedral Prep

Cathedral Prep and Seminary will be hosting a summer youth basketball clinic at the school on the evenings of Aug. 4 through Aug. 7.

Heroes at Cathedral’s Father Troike Program (with slideshow)

For 46 years, the Father Edward Troike Summer Leadership Program at Cathedral Prep Seminary, Elmhurst, has been molding young boys into men. But this year, those young men have been further evolving into the heroes of the future. The theme of this year’s summer program, which lasted four weeks from July 1-26, was “The World […]

Obituary — Sister Mary Feliciana Sacco, C.S.J.

Sister Mary Feliciana Sacco, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 65 years, died March 3. She entered the congregation in 1948 from Ascension parish, Elmhurst. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science from St. John’s University, Jamaica. She taught at St. Michael, Sunset Park, 1950-56; Our Lady of Perpetual […]