Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy – Astoria recently achieved accreditation from an organization that grades schools worldwide. The Diocese of Brooklyn has 66 elementary schools which, like ICCA-A, routinely achieve accreditation, school officials said.
St. John’s University held a groundbreaking ceremony May 12 for a new Health Sciences Center on its Queens campus, to be the home of its recently approved degree program in nursing.
When Griselda Pena and her husband Ivan Vasquez found out that she was expecting a baby in 2020, it was a frightening time for them. But the help they received from The Bridge to Life made all the difference.
Every day is Earth Day for the priests at the Passionists Monastery, where preserving the environment is their year-round commitment.
Last weekend, some students from Saint Margaret Catholic Academy and Cub Scouts from Pack 106 had the chance to attend a special Mass.
Their lives were taken by COVID-19, but thanks to the talents of a teenage artist, their memories live on in a striking new exhibit just a short distance from where so many of them perished.
Pope Francis on Wednesday morning accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Paul R. Sanchez of Brooklyn. Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Paul Sanchez of Brooklyn remembers in 2012 when he received the call that Pope Benedict had named him auxiliary bishop, the apostolic nuncio told him that “you will be very happy in this ministry.”
Service was a main theme of the breakfast, the 100th in the Society’s history, and the Mass beforehand celebrated by Bishop Robert Brennan at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.
Catholic Relief Services, which operates several programs in El Salvador, is worthy of support, said retired Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros and an engineer from that country who now lives in Queens. Their observations coincide with the start of the 2022 Rice Bowl Lenten almsgiving program sponsored by CRS.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Acting Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh announced Thursday morning the death of Firefighter Jesse Gerhard, 33, a seven-year veteran of the FDNY.