Catholic War Vets Seek ‘Young Blood’ to Carry on Vital Services

The Catholic War Veterans & Auxiliary of the United States worry there is no one to continue their work in the future. The group’s leaders want to recruit younger vets who can keep services going once the current class of Vietnam-era vets is no longer active.

Garden and a Chicken Top Summer Program

Our Lady of Fatima School has been offering summer fun and learning programs in Jackson heights for the last 25 years and this summer has been no different.

Easter Parade in Jackson Heights

Before sending youngsters on Easter vacation, the early childhood program at St. Joan of Arc School, Jackson Heights, held its annual Easter Parade. Children wore their Easter Sunday best and decorated their own Easter bonnets. They paraded through the entire school, while their classmates in grades one through eight cheered them on in the hallways. The same students […]

Easter Vigil Is a Sign of New Life in the Church (with slideshow)

The Easter Vigil is the most dramatic event in the Church’s liturgical calendar. It uses sights, sounds and smells to announce the Good News that Jesus rose from the dead. Candles are lit. Incense rises from the thurible. Bells are rung. The cantor sings out, “Let us rejoice!” In recent years, the Vigil has taken […]

CSW2013: Our Lady of Fatima, Jackson Heights

  A Jewel of a School   Our Lady of Fatima School in Jackson Heights has been educating students since 1949. Presently, there are 677 students in attendance in nursery through grade eight. The teachers and staff are highly qualified, experienced and caring individuals who devote many extra hours to providing a quality Catholic education […]

CSW2013: St. Joan of Arc School, Jackson Heights

Fostering a Community of Learners   St. Joan of Arc Catholic School, a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, has been providing a strong academic program in a disciplined learning environment in Jackson Heights since 1922. In the spirit of our youthful patron, St. Joan of Arc, our mission is to educate exceptionally, serve […]

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‘Tis the Season to Twirl Get into the Christmas spirit! See the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Twirlers, at left, perform to the song, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, at the Christmas tree lighting in front of O.L.P.H. Basilica, Sunset Park, this Thursday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. (Photo courtesy Cecilia Fedyn)       […]

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Astoria School Remembers the Fallen On Sept. 11, 2012, the students and faculty of St. Francis of Assisi School, Astoria, gathered together in the schoolyard to salute the American flag and pray for peace in remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Photo courtesy St. Francis of Assisi School)   So […]