Students at St. Matthias Just Dewey It at School Library

Looking for a book in the library? There’s an app for that, but it lacks the charm of an old-school card catalog.The library at St. Matthias Catholic Academy, Ridgewood, has one of those ‘antiques’, and students use it to look up books based on the Dewey Decimal System.

St. Matthias Parish Goes Outdoors

Children played carnival games, adults enjoyed each other’s company over American, Polish and Hispanic homemade food, and Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann was able to spend time with his parishioners on a sunny afternoon on Sept. 21.

Poles Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Independence

One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.

Little Snow Can’t Dampen OL Guadalupe Celebration

The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.

Local Family Leaving for Missionary Work in Detroit

In less than two weeks, Matthew and Stephanie Zinser and their three young sons are leaving everything behind their families, jobs and Glendale home – to answer the call to live as missionary disciples.

Queens Middle Schoolers Sweep Diocesan Math Bee

Queens students swept the top three spots in this year’s Diocesan Middle Grades Math Bee, which took place at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Jamaica, last month.

Carol Powell

Larry Was One of Those Down-to-Earth Saints

Larry Mule from St. Matthias parish in Ridgewood was a good listener and was loved by the RCIA candidates and parishioners. He was exactly what a deacon and every minister of the Church should be, a servant of the people of God, following the example of Jesus.