Spreading the Message of Purity, One Step at a Time

Warm weather in Staten Island’s Midland Beach didn’t stop participants from running in the Race for the Chaste, Aug. 17. It was the second annual 5K run/walk benefiting The Goretti Group, a local faith fellowship community aimed at spreading the message of purity and authentic love.

New High School Principals

With the start of the 2019-2020 school year, newly appointed principals are preparing to meet their school communities and to assume the diverse and challenging role of leadership.

A Brooklyn Woman is ‘Married’ to Christ

Deborah Sucich works as a campus minister at St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, just over a mile away from the diocesan chapel where her special occasion took place. She was dressed in a long, simple, white dress. Friends, clergy and family filled the Park Slope chapel aisles for the joyous moment.

Young Readers at Park Slope

The lectors at the new family Mass in St. Saviour, Park Slope, range in age from third graders from the academy and faith formation program to seventh graders.

Modern ‘Marthas’ Prepare Parish for the Easter Vigil

Named for Jesus’ friend who busied herself with the duties of hospitality, Martha’s Ministry is an initiative at St. Saviour Church, Park Slope, to get churchgoers to take stewardship for parish activities.

Scouting for Food at Our Lady of Mercy

Scouting for Food at Our Lady of Mercy; Devine Mercy Lent and Easter; Hear Brooklyn Voices at SJC ; Fun And Prayer for St. Saviour H.S.

Responding in Love

“BECAUSE GOD first loved us, we respond in love, freely choosing to follow Christ.” And so begins the section on vowed life in You Are Sent, the constitution of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. I first read that sentence when I was an S.S.N.D. novice, but in reflecting on my vocation journey, I discover that my heart knew those words long before entering the convent.

I first read that sentence when I was an S.S.N.D. novice, but in reflecting on my vocation journey, I discover that my heart knew those words long before entering the convent.

Elaine J. Spacek

Elaine J. Spacek, the mother of Father Frank W. Spacek, pastor of St. Saviour’s parish, Park Slope, died Feb. 22.

Let Them Speak: Standarized Tests = Success?

While seniors finish sending in their standardized test scores to meet Early Action deadlines, juniors are deciding whether to take the SAT, the ACT, or maybe both, or how many SAT II’s they should sign up for. However, there is one major worry on everyone’s mind: “Will my scores be good enough?”