Reflecting on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Holy See and Israel, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan hailed the occasion as an international achievement that has “quite literally made the world a better place.”
A member of the organizing committee for February’s Vatican sex abuse summit has dubbed the meeting “partly a success,” saying it achieved his main goal of bringing about “unity for the whole church leadership that was present.”
Longtime radio broadcaster Ed Randall not only defeated prostate cancer, but he also runs a foundation committed to raising awareness of the disease.
Sister Rosellen Ann McCann, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 52 years, died March 16 in Maria Regina Residence.
Brie McDonnell is the boys’ junior varsity basketball head coach at Brooklyn Technical H.S., Fort Greene. Now in her third season, she has built the program into one of the top teams in the Brooklyn II division of the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL).
Maria Cuadrado, a member of Our Lady of Fatima parish, East Elmhurst, died Aug. 18.
Sister Anne Kelly, R.S.M., 89, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 70 years, died Aug. 3 at the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Whitestone.
Sister Lois Keller, R.S.M., 83, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 65 years, died July 3 at Calvary Hospice in Lutheran Hospital, Sunset Park.
After 21 seasons, Xaverian H.S. head varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement. His career includes plenty of accolades, but the relationships are what he will most remember.
After three-and-a-half decades as a Catholic school educator in Queens, including 19 “life-changing” years as principal of St. Leo’s in Corona, Maureen Blaine is retiring – at least, officially.