Family Members Lost in House Fire Laid to Rest

At an emotional bilingual funeral Mass at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill on July 29, family, friends and parishioners mourned the deaths of parishioners Silvia Umana and her children, Gilbert and Guadalupe, who perished in a July 21 house fire.

Good Shepherd’s New Altar Servers

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, a new CD from a Red Hook nun, FDNY block parties in the boroughs, an August pilgrimage to Catholic shrines in Quebec and much more.

Queens Middle Schoolers Sweep Diocesan Math Bee

Queens students swept the top three spots in this year’s Diocesan Middle Grades Math Bee, which took place at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Jamaica, last month.

Junk Music Is a Hit at Seniors’ Residence

It was a junk filled day at Queen of Peace Nursing Home, Queens Village, when children from Holy Child Jesus parish, Richmond Hill, brought their musical talents for the residents to enjoy.

Newly Appointed Principals

With the start of the 2015-2016 school year, newly appointed principals are preparing to meet their school communities and to assume the diverse and challenging role of leadership.