St. Adalbert Students Bestow Their Teacher With Highest Honor

A “Hall of Fame” of famous and accomplished women through history appear in a special display at St. Adalbert Catholic Academy in Elmhurst. The students picked St. Adalbert’s middle school English teacher, Michele Curry Cardona, to join the roster.

St. Adalbert Parishioners Raise $4,000 to Repair Damaged Statue

As police continued to search for the vandal who toppled a 130-year-old statue of the Blessed Mother outside St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst — leaving it broken in pieces — distraught parishioners have begun raising thousands to repair it.

New Principals

Several elementary academies and schools are welcoming new principals and assistant principals this September.

Sports Round Up Feb. 17

The Catholic Youth Organization hosted its first annual “Nothin’ But Net” Epilepsy Awareness Basketball Tournament Jan. 15 at St. Adalbert parish, Elmhurst.

Christ Is Risen Art Contest

The Tablet, with the collaboration of Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481, invited youth from Brooklyn and Queens to participate in the annual “Christ Is Risen Art Contest.”

St. Adalbert’s Marks 125th Year in Elmhurst

In March 1892, a small group of Polish-speaking people petitioned Brooklyn’s first Bishop, John Loughlin, for a parish where their own language was spoken and their customs and traditions would be kept alive. He responded by asking Father Joseph Fyda to form a Polish parish.

Quasquicentennial in Elmhurst

St. Adalbert Church in Elmhurst will celebrate the closing Mass of Thanksgiving for its 125th parish anniversary on April 23. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will preside at the Mass.