New York City was covered in at least 10 inches of snow, as of mid-morning on Dec. 17, during its first snowfall of the season. While snow plows scraped the asphalt outside, Diocese of Brooklyn’s students were inside, learning remotely at home.
As the first trimester of the school year comes to a close on Dec. 7, the 69 Catholic schools and academies across Brooklyn and Queens continue to go above and beyond for their communities. Children are still learning the fundamentals, while adhering to health and safety guidelines, through in-person learning or a hybrid learning model.
The apostolic oblates and Pro-Sanctity Movement came to the Diocese of Brooklyn in the 1960s, when they established roots serving in different parishes.
Two former New York Jets visited St. Kevin parish for a football clinic.
Girl Scouts Lead the Way at St. Kevin’s; Donna McKenzie; Vaughn Williams’ Mass in G Minor; Rosary Rally; Christopher Columbus
For the past few months, Margaret Brower and her husband Tony Ercolano of St. Kevin’s parish in Flushing have hosted a special prayer group every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. with any fellow parishioners who wished to attend.
Celebrating the feast day of its patron saint in style, St. Kevin’s, Flushing, welcomed Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio to bless the newly completed renovations to the church and school June 3. Joining the bishop on the altar were members of the priesthood ordination class of 2017, celebrating their one-year anniversary.
The St. Kevin’s Youth Guild held a football clinic March 17 featuring two former NFL players: punter Sean Landeta of the New York Giants and wide receiver Wesley Walker of the New York Jets.
March 14, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla., students around the country walked out of their classrooms as part of a nationwide school protest demanding an end to gun violence and school shootings.
In her last home game as a member of the Fontbonne Hall Academy varsity basketball team, senior guard Katie Marquardt scored her 1,000th career point on Feb. 7, a Senior Night victory over division rival Msgr. McClancy H.S.