Students call all to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

Students from The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates; St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, and St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, joined with others in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near the United Nations to commemorate the kidnapping of the students in Chibok, Nigeria. Ayana Gay, a senior from St. Joseph, said the students came to “be the […]

Passionists Welcome New Superior

Father Thomas Brislin, C.P., was recently elected as the new superior of Immaculate Conception Passionist Monastery in Jamaica Estates.

Bishop Visits: Kids Excited to Host Bishop During Catholic Schools Week (with slideshow)

As part of his annual Catholic Schools Week (CSW) schedule, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited Immaculate Conception School, Jamaica Estates, on the morning on Jan. 30 to promote this year’s CSW theme – “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” The entire student body of more than 500 children from nursery through eighth grade attended a special […]

Remembering in Jamaica Estates

Principal Dorothea Breen led a 9/11 prayer service at Immaculate Conception School, Jamaica Estates. It involved ringing the Aquinas Memorial Bell with a moment of silence. Aquinas Honor Society members held the flag, candles and flowers

CSW2013: The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates

Preparing Young Women for College and Beyond   The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, is a four-year college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, L.I.  Admission is selective, based on a competitive exam and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade achievement.  TMLA welcomes young women who are eager and […]

Wise Men in Jamaica

The students at Immaculate Conception School, Jamaica Estates, celebrated the Epiphany with a procession of the Three Kings at the Gospel reading at their school Mass. Sixth graders David Achoute, Michaella Jimenez and Jandeija Wesh took the roles of the three kings.