New Principals

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

Winter Storm Interrupts Diocesan, Parish Life

The arctic temperatures, harsh winds and snow that visited the diocese before and during Epiphany weekend canceled events, closed schools and brought down Mass attendance somewhat, but did not bring too much long-term damage according to a sample of parishes interviewed.

A Celebration of Msgr. Burke’s Life

This Oct. 17 would have been the 100th birthday of Msgr. William Burke. To mark the event, St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park will celebrate a special Mass on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. Priests and deacons are invited to vest for the Mass.

Rockaway Students Help Texan Peers

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights the “Bridges to Peace” initiative in South East Queens, a Rockaway school helping peers in Texas, an upcoming jazz event in Bed-Stuy and much more.

Raffaele La Gamba

Raffaele La Gamba, the brother of Deacon Vincenzo La Gamba of St. Francis de Sales parish, Belle Harbor, died Aug. 8.

Kathleen Basquel

Kathleen Basquel, the mother of Father Thomas J. Basquel, C.S.Sp., a priest of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in Ireland, and parochial vicar at St. Camillus-St. Virgilius, Rockaway Beach, died July 27 in Ireland.

Sports Round-Up July 15

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens closed out its sports year by crowning diocesan champions in baseball, softball and soccer.

CYO Fall Soccer Champs

The 2016 Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) fall soccer season wrapped up recently at Aviator Sports Complex, Marine Park.

Local Marathoners’ Times

Here are the times for local parishioners who participated in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5