In 1976, 200 years after the United States of America declared independence from Great Britain, then-President Gerald Ford officially recognized February as Black History Month (BHM) across the U.S. The fact that such a milestone in African American history happened only 50 years ago wasn’t lost on the young women who planned, practiced, and then performed at St. Saviour High School’s annual BHM assembly on Feb. 17.
St. Saviour – Park Slope Brooklyn
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.
Let Them Speak, In Poetry: Hope For Our Planet
I believe there is hope for our planet. Times are changing.
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.