The Third Annual Great Diocesan Read-Aloud (GDRA) was another success across the Diocese of Brooklyn. Guest speakers, including authors, clergy members, first responders, and congresswomen, virtually visited 30 diocesan classes to read their favorite stories to the students.
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.
A fire on the first floor of a Richmond Hill, Queens house took the lives of a mother and her seven-year-old daughter on Sunday, July 21.
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 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.
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.
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.