Franciscan Priest From Brooklyn, a WWII Hero, Remembered 75 Years Later

A 75th memorial Mass for Father Dominic Ternan, O.F.M., was celebrated on June 19 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Manhattan, which is where he had his first pastoral assignment as a newly ordained priest in the late 1930s. St. Francis of Assisi was also the site of Father Ternan’s funeral Mass.

Unreasonable Gridironer

Dear Editor: I, for one, am more than just disappointed in Colin Kaepernick.

Troops to Teachers Brings Veterans into the Classroom

A small group of military servicemen and women attended an information session at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, July 26 to gather intel on how to begin a new journey of sorts: serving their communities in the classroom through a national program called Troops to Teachers.

CTK Served Those Who Served

On the Sunday leading up to Veteran’s Day, the marching band from Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, walked in the Veteran’s Day Parade down Metropolitan Avenue.

Response to Homelessness

Dear Editor: To Frederick R. Bedell Jr. (Readers’ Forum, “Homelessness,” Sept. 9), I  want to offer my apologies to you for your experience as a veteran being homeless after being released from the U.S. Navy and having served during the Vietnam era. There is something seriously wrong with us as a country when men come […]

Remembering Our Heroes on Memorial Day

Whenever I’m in St. John’s Cemetery in Middle Village, I make it a point to drive over to the Priests’ Circle to pay respects to the diocesan clergy who are interred there. So it was not unusual to do so when I was there to cover the Memorial Day Field Mass. I was drawn to […]