Parishes, Schools Honored For Giving the Gift of Life

On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.

Diocesan Appointments – April 29

PASTOR Rev. William F. Sweeney, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30. ADMINISTRATOR Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, from parochial vicar, to administrator of Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, effective April 1. PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, to parochial vicar […]

Rockaway’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is First of the Season

Green was everywhere as Irish pride was on full display for all to see at the 42nd annual Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 4. One of the earliest parades, it kicks off the season with a strong display of bands, school children and the bright green and gold of Irish pride.

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy

This year, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy in Belle Harbor rolled out a state-of-the-art 1:1 Chromebook initiative in grades five through eight. Each content area is facilitated through Google Classroom and are fluidly integrated with every student’s Chromebook.

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

Memorial Prayer Service in Belle Harbor Nov. 19

Anyone who has recently lost a loved one is invited to attend a Memorial Prayer Service in the Sacred Heart Chapel of St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor, on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.

Astoria Parish Celebrates 175 Years

This week’s Tablet TALK features a very special anniversary in Astoria, an invitation to explore opera, a lecture on John Henry Newman and much more.