Representing 24 different religious congregations, 70 brothers and sisters gathered at St. Thomas More Church at St. John’s University, Jamaica, for its fifth annual Brothers and Sisters Night at the student Mass, Sept. 15.
There are many businesses in the world. Some are darker than others, but the darkest among them is human trafficking.
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.
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.
A handful of St. John’s University, Jamaica, current and former men’s basketball players are trying their hand at playing professional hoops around the world.
Bishop Loughlin H.S. standout senior basketball player Julian Champagnie has decided to continue his hoops career at St. John’s University.
While reflecting on God’s wonderful gift of freedom to us in my last series of columns, I was reading with the students in my class on personalism at St. John’s University the book by Seymour Cain, “Gabriel Marcel.” Except for Thomas Aquinas, my favorite philosopher is Marcel. When as a young priest I first came upon Marcel’s philosophy, I was stunned by its depth and beauty.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio – in his invocation at St. John’s University’s graduation ceremony on May 19 – recalled Jesus’ command to all of us: to love one another as He loves us.
Derrell Bouknight said his most memorable college experience wasn’t his extensive academic accolades or his extracurricular activities, but instead it was his conversion to Catholicism.
Chris Mullin has resigned from his head coaching post after four seasons leading the St. John’s Red Storm.