Anthony Charles Asagba

Anthony Charles Asagba, brother of Father Francis Asagba, who serves as adjunct judicial vicar on the diocesan Tribunal and parochial vicar at St. Francis of Assisi parish, Astoria, died May 3.

Let Them Speak: Focusing on Social Justice

The St. Francis of Assisi parish teen group in Astoria – a youth ministry group for high school students – strives to foster a faith-based sense of community among its members and among the parish, especially through service.

The Nerd Herd Takes on Hydro Dynamics

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights robotics teams at Brooklyn and Queens schools, offers opportunities to grow in faith and fellowship, invites readers to get involved in water awareness and so much more.

St. Francis of Assisi Academy: ‘Putting on the New Self’

The newly chartered St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy (SFACA), located in the vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood of Astoria, is proud to be opening its doors to learn, serve, lead and succeed in the 2017-18 academic year.

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.

Diocesan Math Bee

Twenty students from academies and schools in Brooklyn and Queens participated in the diocesan math bee for sixth-, seventh- and eighth graders at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Academy, Sunset Park.

St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria

St. Francis of Assisi School in Astoria is very proud to be celebrating the spirit of its founders as it seeks to develop its mission: a “way of life” rooted in Christ and a Catholic vision that provides inspiration and identity to all in the school community.

Sister Grace K. Prenderville, O.P.

Sister Grace Kenneth Prenderville, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, L.I., for 84 years, died on Christmas Day. She was 102.

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ in Long Island City

This week’s Tablet TALK salutes Knights and parishioners helping neighbors during the holidays, highlights Christmas events, has details about a New Year’s Eve party for the whole family and much more.

Obituary: Patricia Hili

Patricia Hili, the wife of Deacon Saviour Hili of St. Francis of Assisi parish, Astoria, died Oct. 10.