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.
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.
Patricia Hili, the wife of Deacon Saviour Hili of St. Francis of Assisi parish, Astoria, died Oct. 10.
St. Francis of Assisi School (SFA), located in the vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood of Astoria, is a caring community of faith, knowledge and service.
Seven of the men who are celebrating their 25th anniversaries as priests were ordained by Bishop Thomas V. Daily on June 1, 1991. Details of the other ordinations are included in these brief biographies.
Three men, one from Ghana, one from Haiti and one from the Philippines, officially joined the ranks of the priesthood of the Diocese of Brooklyn on Feb. 24.
St. Francis of Assisi School opened on Feb. 13, 1951. Within a short time, a strong foundation of Catholic Identity and educational achievement in Astoria was established. Today, 65 years later, SFA continues to celebrate the spirit of its founders as it seeks to develop its mission.
Catholic school teachers and principals from Brooklyn and Queens attended the annual diocesan technology expo for educators at The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, Oct. 24.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian, was celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 27 at St. Matthias Church, Ridgewood, where he had been pastor since 2013.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visits St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria, to mark 85th anniversary and to bless animals.