Sister Mary William Posthauer, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 81 years, died June 25. She was 99.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Queens students who gave pajamas to peers; invites readers to the dedication of a new Springfield Gardens church; has an appeal from an East Flatbush parish and more.
Forty parishioners from Sacred Heart parish, East Glendale, were led by Father Marcin Chilczuk, administrator, on a pilgrimage to the Jubilee Year of Mercy Holy Doors at two churches.
Sister Christine Francis Kennedy, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St., Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 64 years, died June 20 at the age of 86.
This week’s Tablet TALK features a music teacher marking 25 years at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, brave Knights from Glendale who shaved their heads for pediatric cancer research and details about the Brooklyn Independence Parade, the Williamsburg Giglio Feast and much more.
Twenty-six boys and girls were formally installed as altar servers at St. Sebastian Church in Woodside, on Sunday, June 5.
Sister Patricia Clare Barry, O.P., (Sister M. Francis Magdalen), 84, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 64 years, died March 28.
Jean Stamm Portnoy, the sister of Deacon Peter Stamm of Sacred Heart parish, East Glendale, died March 23 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Three individual records were broken at the annual CYO girls’ swim Olympics, at the Eisenhower Park Aquatic Center; and the Cheerleading squad from Sacred Heart attended and won two medals at a Rockville Centre Diocese CYO competition at Holy Trinity H.S.
The Catholic Youth Organization has begun developing a diocesan-wide cheerleading program and hosted its first-ever Diocese of Brooklyn Cheerleading Showcase Feb. 27 at Msgr. McClancy M.H.S., East Elmhurst.