NY Cosmos Helping Students Stay in Shape

Two Queens soccer players helped kick-off an initiative geared toward teaching children about healthier eating and active living at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Academy in Flushing.

Tablet TALK

This week’s Tablet TALK offers an open invitation to The Great Irish Fair Kick-Off Reception, presents the new Cathedral Club of Brooklyn officers, has details about the first national meeting of Catholic ecclesial movements and much more…

Bishop Offers Holy Cross Students a Chance to ‘Follow Me’ (with slideshow)

For Halloween this year, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio dressed as a knight … a Holy Cross Knight, that is. The bishop marked his 17th anniversary of being raised to the episcopacy Oct. 31 at Holy Cross H.S., Flushing. He celebrated Mass with the school’s 900 young men as well as faculty and staff. “It’s (Holy Cross) […]

The Filipino community in Flushing begin their procession with their new statue of St. Lorenzo at Mary’s Nativity Church

Flushing Parish Dedicates Shrine to Filipino Saint

by Antonina Zielinska The first Filipino saint, St. Lorenzo Ruiz, now holds a prominent place in Mary’s Nativity Church, Flushing. Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto blessed the new statue of St. Lorenzo, which stands in a shrine surrounded by candles at the front of the church. “St. Lorenzo reminds us of the vocation we all have, […]

Andrew Florides (Photo by Jim Mancari)

Holy Cross Shortstop Signs with Blue Jays

Andrew Florides was watching the coverage of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on his computer on Saturday, June 8. The Toronto Blue Jays were about to make the 805th selection in the 27th round of the draft. But before the selection was announced, a lasting image popped back in Florides’ mind. While playing shortstop as […]

St. Andrew Avellino Visits Citi Field

Parishioners from St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing, headed out to Citi Field June 12 to catch the Mets take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Pictured above, eighth-grade students enjoyed the game from the left field seats. The students must have been the good luck charms because the Mets earned a 5-1 victory.

Tablet TALK

SAA Artists Dominate Local Contest Fourth through seventh grade students at St. Andrew Avellino School (SAA), Flushing, were big winners in the annual art contest sponsored by the Edward F. McGoldrick branch of the Queens Public Library in Flushing. The branch was named after the founding pastor of St. Andrew Avellino parish, who was alsoa library […]

Good Friday in Flushing

Several hundred people attended outdoor Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, March 29, at St. Andrew Avellino Church, Flushing. More than 40 confirmandi from the parish school and religious education program conducted the Stations in full costume under the direction of Maria Tortorella, religious education director. Ivan Barrera was selected to portray Jesus. Father […]

(Photo courtesy Holy Cross H.S.)

Holy Cross Defensive Tackle Signs with Southern Connecticut State

Though it wasn’t on National Signing Day, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, senior defensive tackle Demeji Bamishile signed to play football at Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Conn. Bamishile stands at six-feet, one-inch and weighs 285 pounds. He was a 2012 Tablet All-Star. Pictured below, Bamishile, center, with Holy Cross Director of Guidance Mary Anne […]