Around the School Bell: The Stay-Awake-Athon Retreat

We attended the annual Stay-Awake-Athon overnight retreat held at St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands. The retreat was led by Father Dwayne Davis, pastor, and hosted by the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC).

Pilgrims Receive Blessing Before Heading to Panama

It was their last official act of preparation before their spiritual and physical pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama – local pilgrims attended a Mass of Sending at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

Tierney Credits CYO, Dad for Sports Career

Renowned sports journalist Brandon Tierney is a fixture on CBS Sports Radio, living the dream by talking sports. Turns out his athletic career came right here in the Diocese of Brooklyn at Good Shepherd parish.

New CYO Hall of Famers Practiced Values of Sport

The fifth annual Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Hall of Fame ceremony recognized 10 deserving individuals who dedicated their lives to youth sports in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Teens Trade Sleep For Fellowship

Youth from across the Brooklyn Diocese spent their first weekend during Lent at a Stay-Awake-Athon, an overnight lock-in at St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, Feb. 16-17.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 13

St. Thomas Aquinas was once again the site of the Msgr. King Basketball Tournament, played for the 49th time, Dec. 26-30, and featuring top boys’ varsity teams from New York City and beyond.