Local Catholic College Students Begin to Prepare for Their Fall Semesters

The three local Catholic colleges and universities have released their respective Fall 2020 reopening plans adhered to the safety guidelines provided by the State’s Department of Health and by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the number of days until the first day of classes dwindle, students have mixed feelings about the new semester during the age of COVID-19.

Better Late Than Never: 88-Year-Old Finally Gets Degree

The graduating class of 2020 hasn’t had the best luck. The coronavirus pandemic has forced many colleges and universities to hold their ceremonies online. After four years of hard work, most graduates would be disappointed, or even angry, with not receiving proper recognition, but not Pat Branley.

Catholic Schools in Diocese Take Precautions Against Coronavirus

The diocese’s Office of the Superintendent of Schools is in communication with government officials and with the schools themselves in an effort to assure administrators, faculty and families that the diocese is trying its best to keep everyone safe. 

Distance No Barrier for Parishioners Who Commute to Carroll Gardens Parish

Michael and Illisse, both 30, make the extra effort because they feel strongly connected to Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s. They aren’t the only ones. A number of parishioners, who once lived near the church, still come back to Mass there every Sunday, even after they have moved away. They come from Westchester County, Long Island, Staten Island and other parts of Brooklyn.

St. John’s Joe Panik Back in Queens

It’s fitting that infielder Joe Panik, the newest member of the New York Mets, actually played a game at Citi Field before the Mets themselves.