Born to be Plaid

Embedded into the fabric of the Catholic school experience is the traditional uniform. Some families in the Diocese of Brooklyn head to the Flynn O’ Hara store in Middle Village every year to purchase their uniforms.

Christ the King R.H.S. Soars With Math Skills

The math team from Christ the King R.H.S., Middle Village, which placed second in the state last spring out of almost 160 high schools competing in the New York State Mathematics League, is currently in first place throughout the state after three monthly contests out of six scheduled. The team is comprised of approximately 30 […]

Bishop Sullivan’s Vigil Mass in Middle Village (with slideshow)

On the evening before the funeral Mass, a vigil Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, where Bishop Sullivan had celebrated Sunday Mass for more than 50 years. Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez was the main celebrant. Among the priests in attendance were Msgr. Joseph Nagle, who preached at the funeral; Father […]

Holy Saturday in Middle Village

Each year at noon on Holy Saturday, Our Lady of Hope hosts the blessing of the Easter meal. More than 300 people bring colorfully decorated food baskets to the sanctuary, and a blessing is celebrated in English, Italian, Polish and German. The blessing comes from the Book of Blessings and is followed by a German […]

Lenten Cross in Middle Village

Msgr. Steven Aguggia, pastor of St. Margaret parish, Middle Village, and Father Gino Pattugalan, parochial vicar, join with some students from the parish school and religious education programs. Students created this Lenten Cross as they journeyed with Jesus during the Lenten season. At Family Mass during Lent, the cross began to grow. Now it is filled with many hundreds of students’ […]

New Statue for Middle Village Parish

by Marie Elena Giossi Despite cold temperatures, warm smiles surrounded Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio as he blessed an outdoor statue of Mary, Mother of God at St. Margaret Church, Middle Village, following 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Jan. 26. Located on the Juniper Valley Rd. side of the church, the five-foot six-inch statue, carved in first-grade […]