Maya Singh, an eighth-grader at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy in Queens, said she has enjoyed every minute of her time in the school, where she feels right at home and has made many friends with whom she has a lot in common. But one thing that Maya does not have in common with many of her classmates is religion. Unlike them, Maya is not Catholic.
Deacon Kevin McCormack, the newly-named superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, has spent nearly 40 years guiding students at Xaverian, first as a teacher and then as principal for the past 15 years.
Deacon Kevin McCormack, the principal of Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, has been appointed superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn by Bishop Robert Brennan, the diocese announced on Thursday, May 5.
Images of backyard shrines to the Blessed Virgin adorn the pages of many Catholic novelists. They are a place-setting device authors use to plant familiar images in the mind of the reader.
The Xaverian Clippers won this year’s girls’ soccer city title.
In 2018, Brian Ingram underwent surgery for cancer. But on Sunday, Nov. 7, this Bay Ridge native completed the 50th New York City Marathon (his seventh) to help raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Two Catholic runners are set to run this year’s NYC Marathon.
When Xavier High School religion teacher Stephanie Boccuzzi was in the fourth grade, an early morning recess session on Sept. 11, 2001, turned into an immediate dismissal. Back then, she had no idea why.
Christian Santo died last year of heart failure at age 27, but in many ways, his memory will live on — in nature and in the world of college sports.
Jemma Parsons, entering her junior year at Xaverian High School, is the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Contest in Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis’s district (NY-11).