Rockaway Gives Thanks as Recovery Continues

by Ed Wilkinson Rockaway Beach residents battered by Hurricane Sandy came to St. Rose of Lima Church on Thanksgiving Day for one reason: to give thanks for the blessings they have. Recognizing the trials of the previous two weeks, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio made his fourth trip to the Rockaway peninsula since the devastating storm to […]

School’s Back – St. Rose of Lima School In Rockaway Reopens

by Antonina Zielinska Nearly three weeks after superstorm Sandy devastated the Rockaways, St. Rose of Lima became the first Catholic school on the peninsula to welcome students back for a full day of classes. “It’s our strong faith that will pull us through this,” said Theresa Andersen, principal of the Rockaway Beach school. “I felt […]

Kings of Rockaway

St. Rose of Lima School, Rockaway Beach, celebrated the Feast of the Three Kings Jan. 6 during First Friday Mass. Pictured, from left, are Rico Campos, Jaysen Wilford, and Frank Moynihan.