William Guarinello retired from his job as president and CEO of HeartShare Human Services of New York on Jan. 1, but retirement doesn’t mean he’ll be taking it easy. He now has more time to devote to his passion — promoting Catholic education in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Xaverian High School
Multi-Cultural Diocesan Schools Attract Students of All Faiths
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.
The ‘Technology Superintendent’
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.
Diocese’s New Superintendent Of Schools, Deacon McCormack, Says Change Coming
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.
Brooklyn ‘State of Mind’ Infuses Writer’s Urban Fiction
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.
Steve Nash’s Words of Wisdom Guide Clippers to City Title
The Xaverian Clippers won this year’s girls’ soccer city title.
Local Catholic Marathoner Makes Great Strides for Cancer Research
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.
NYC Marathon 50th Anniversary Special to Local Runners
Two Catholic runners are set to run this year’s NYC Marathon.
Teachers Ready With Memories, Meaning To Share in Lessons for Their Students
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.
Only In Print: Grieving Parents Honor Late Son By Creating Garden Oasis
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.