Minutes after Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle spoke to the Elmhurst Hospital Center administration and staff, Liberty Abelido presented him with a boxed pastry — simultaneously upholding the Filipino tradition of offering food to someone when they arrive, and showing appreciation for the visit.
The newly-formed Main Street Patrol deploys more than 60 volunteers who wear purple surgical masks as they walk the streets of Flushing, Queens, watching for anti-Asian hate crimes. The volunteers are trained to intervene without becoming physically involved.
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.
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.
“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 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 […]
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 […]
Cathedral Prep and Seminary will be hosting a summer youth basketball clinic at the school on the evenings of Aug. 4 through Aug. 7.
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 […]
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 […]