iPads Enhance Classroom Learning

This week’s Tablet TALK features iPad learning in diocesan schools, a Woodside woman marking 50 years in the Catholic Daughters of America, details on an upcoming Diocesan Ultreya and much more.

Sandy Survivors Step Up To Help with Harvey Relief

The parish hall at St. Mary of the Isle Church on the South Shore of Long Island was a beehive of activity Sept. 2 as an army of volunteers packed canned food, flashlights, baby formula, cleaning products and an assortment of other relief supplies into corrugated boxes for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

My First Five Years of Priesthood

Where have my five years of priesthood gone? I always saw myself as a “baby priest,” but the reality is quickly fading away as 50 of my younger brothers have been ordained after me.

Catholic Charities Aids Coney Island’s Recovery

Still rebuilding from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island residents welcomed a sign of hope for the future in early December when Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens held a groundbreaking ceremony for an early childhood center set to open in 2017.

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Rebuilding Homes Builds Character for St. Joe’s Baseball Team

From St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill Teamwork is a lesson that can be taught on or off the field. Members of the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn baseball team learned this first hand when they came together in December and volunteered with the Friends of Rockaway organization, which specializes in rebuilding houses that were severely […]

Heisman Trophy Coordinator Tim Henning, right, is pictured with 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, center, and Heisman Trophy Executive Director Rob Whalen, left. (Photo courtesy Tim Henning)

Rockaway Parishioner Coordinates Heisman

Tim Henning has plenty on his plate. The third-generation parishioner and former sacristan and altar server at St. Camillus-St. Virgilius parish, Rockaway Park, is an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion and lector; on the board of directors at St. Camillus School; the chairman of the parish’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Dance; a member of the […]

New Pastor as Recovery From Sandy Continues

  A year after Hurricane Sandy hit Breezy Point, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited Blessed Trinity parish to install a new pastor and to continue to show support for the Rockaway Peninsula. “Here in Breezy, you have been people of perseverance,” he told the congregation gathered at St. Thomas More Church. “I think you know exactly […]