In this special summer 2018 edition, Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with upcoming youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Tablet All-Scholastic 2018 – Harley Ramone Reid
Dozens of college football players will finally achieve their lifelong dream of playing professional football. For one local former athlete, the memories of the 1989 NFL draft are still crystal clear.
March 14, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla., students around the country walked out of their classrooms as part of a nationwide school protest demanding an end to gun violence and school shootings.
Chris DiStefano, a 2006 graduate of St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, was inducted Jan. 21 into the Bears Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place on Alumni and Family Day during halftime of the St. Joe’s matchup with the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, L.I.
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page.
St. Thomas Aquinas was once again the site of the Msgr. King Basketball Tournament, played for the 49th time, Dec. 26-30, and featuring top boys’ varsity teams from New York City and beyond.
Raven Pitt, a senior guard on the St. Joseph’s H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, girls’ varsity basketball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her hoops career at Wagner College, Staten Island.
It’s a dream of many high school football players to someday come back to their alma mater as a coach. For Desmond DeFreitas, that dream is a reality.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Patrick Tracy, 64, former director of campus ministry at St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, L.I., was celebrated Sept. 20 at Holy Family Church, Hicksville, L.I. Born in Brooklyn, he attended Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, and received his master’s in theology and divinity from St. John’s University. He recently retired to […]