This week’s Tablet TALK highlights Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, a new CD from a Red Hook nun, FDNY block parties in the boroughs, an August pilgrimage to Catholic shrines in Quebec and much more.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, had three players selected in this year’s MLB draft. The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) has embarked on a cross-country bicycling journey.
This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.
Sister Christina Florence Rau, C.I.J., a member of the Congregation of the Infant Jesus (Nursing Sisters of the Sick Poor), Rockville Centre, L.I., who devoted her life to building up Catholic health care on Long Island, died May 9.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens hosted its annual girls’ volleyball diocesan championships May 13 at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and May 20 at St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing.
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.
Mitch Brigando, a senior pitcher on the St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, baseball team, became the all-time wins leader in program history on April 2.
The Khatib Chair in Comparative Religion at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host Dr. Mehdi Aminrazavi for the lecture, “Violence and Peace in Islam” on Monday, April 3 at 1 p.m. on the Clinton Hill campus.
Quentin Holmes, the senior center fielder on the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity baseball team, was named a first-team pre-season High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
Following an extensive nationwide search, the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, has announced that Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D. will become the college’s eighth president effective July 1.