Voice from Assisi

Friar Alessandro, an Italian Franciscan friar and a tenor singer of religious music, performed a Christmas concert at St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst.

St. Stan’s Battles Breast Cancer

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.

Generations Drive Pays Off for Queens Church

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.

Obituary: Sister Bernadette Jones, O.P.

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.

12 New Acolytes on Road to the Diaconate

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.