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.
Sister Mary Georgine Ayers, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 80 years, died March 19. She was 98.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens recently crowned its indoor track champions for the 2017 season. Xaverian swimmer heading to USCGA.
This week’s Tablet TALK features longtime educators in Queens, an international food fest honoring St. Thomas Aquinas in Brooklyn, issues a call for baby items from a pro-life crisis pregnancy center and much more.
Friar Alessandro, an Italian Franciscan friar and a tenor singer of religious music, performed a Christmas concert at St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst.
Over 30 CYO teams from Brooklyn and Queens entered the “Battle Against Breast Cancer” tournament. All proceeds were donated to charity organizations researching breast cancer.
St. Margaret’s parish in Middle Village, under the stewardship of Msgr. Steven Aguggia, entered the Generations of Faith campaign as a pilot parish. Now, it has received funds back from the campaign and is completing its main Generations of Faith project.
Sister Bernadette Jones, O..P, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 44 years, died Aug. 26 at her home in Malverne, L.I. She was 65.
Sister Mary William Posthauer, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 81 years, died June 25. She was 99.
Twelve men who are studying to become permanent deacons for the parishes in Brooklyn and Queens, were admitted as Acolytes June 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa presided.