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Comments about st. leonards

There are 29 comments about "st. leonards"

Linda B.: I also went to St Leonards in the early 60's I have a sister who also went with me. It was just very scary, I remember how mean the teacher Mrs. Gammer, I was a......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe: Don’t know Georgettes last name but she was one of them nuns with the hats and cardboard headbands. Sort of like those Romanian widows commonly seen in Ridgewood in the late 1970s. Had......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Nydia Feliciano: Hello: My name is Nydia Feliciano, Rosalinda's sister, I too went to St. Leonard's from 1963 - 1971 and did not experience any abuse except for getting hit on the knuckles with a ruler......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe: Than you Joe D, Nobody wants to hear and hates the truth. Those nuns were hell on kids (especialy boys) that were other then German or Irish. They especially hated Italians and Puerto Ricans. The......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe: Janice: My mother worked for the school. She says she’s 99% sure both nuns Bernadette and Melanie left and got married--and one other she cant recall but it was no doubt at least 2 possible 3......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Janice: I went to St. Leonards school and church. I remember Father Ernie so well. My first grade teacher was Sister Michael Bernadette. My second grade teacher was Sister Joseph Lucille. I can honestly say that......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Janice: I went to St. Leonards school and church. I remember Father Ernie so well. My first grade teacher was Sister Michael Bernadette. My second grade teacher was Sister Joseph Lucille. I can honestly say that......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe D: WOW so many memories.My 3 brothers and sister all went to St.Leonards.I went to school with Nicholas Cilla and remember Margaret Newman.We lived at 109 Wilson Ave cor Starr St ...remember the pretzel bakery ?...

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe: Im with Ed --Pray to whoever you beleive in, not the clergy or even the Church. The Catholic created its problem by thinking they could reform gays, lesbians and assorted people with mental problems and make......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Joe: Yeah the knuckle smashing was popular with the nuns, I think all of them had wooden paddles with red writing on them in the desk drawers. It was standard issue I remember sister Georgette asking me......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

bobbym: I remember some of the people here. Someone was asking about a Linda Vanilla. I had a cousin by that name. Her father Joe, was my father's first cousin. She had a brother named Ronald.......

in response to: Bushwick 77: The Casusos of Harman St. by upfromflames

Tina: I lived at 315 Jefferson and I went to Saint Leonard's for religious instruction after school. They were taught by the nuns and they were scary. I am glad I didn't go to school......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Margaret Newman Cilla: Sorry Bill this is St.Leonards of Port Maurice Elementary School in Brooklyn. who knows you may find someone who went to your school. Good Luck!...

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

abilio franca: i know i went to st.leonards high in the late 50's for a year and a half i think it was in ridgewood brooklyn but i'm not sure,i also went to nativity grammer school in......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

abilio franca: i went to st.leonards high in ridgewood, brooklyn does anyone remember brother pious, brother alfred or mr.o'rourke i to got beat up, you were better off playing hookey because if......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Carm: Anyone who attended St. Leonards in 1960-64 know of Johnny Olson or his whereabouts, let me know....

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

richard rinaldi: i must admit that kid came in next day like a lamb.Not a peep out of him.I past by in the mid 70s the alter was stripped and they were doing spanish masses.Sorry to hear......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Margaret Cilla: I attended St. Leonards frm.62-70. Yes the nuns were tough and these stories may be true . I personally did'nt have any dismay but I sometimes feel that we have gotten a good Catholic upbringing......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Margaret Cilla: I attended St. Leonards frm.62-70. Yes the nuns were tough and these stories may be true . I personally did'nt have any dismay but I sometimes feel that we have gotten a good Catholic upbringing......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Vic: I moved out of Brooklyn in 1972, ther use to be a priest named Bernard Rooney, from St. Leonards, I here he left the priest hood and became a Lawyer. Does anyone know if this......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Carm: I attended St. Leonards from 1961 - 1963. Father Ernie was the pastor, and I recall Sister Michael Bernadette as my Grade one teacher, and Sister Edward John was my grade 2 teacher. ......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

CHARLES GIANNONE: WOW SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ALL THIS TORTURE AT ST. LEONARDS. i TOO WENT TO SCHOOLS LIKE PS 53 AND 145 AND 111 AND I NEVER WENT TO CATHOLIC SCHOOL EVEN THOUGH I DID GO......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

joe p: Vickie, yes, Nina is my cousin. Do you know her or you kind of figure it out by what I wrote. Either way it's pretty cool, what a small world. Nina lives in Long Island.......

in response to: My House in Bushwick by matthew

Vickie: I lived on Jefferson St in the 60's. The same block as St. Leonards. I remember Father (twinkle toes Mahoney)> Always thought he was gay. Did not attend ST Leonards school.......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Gary B.: Ihave to say that I went to school at St. Leonards, and I even though I did get slapped out of my chair once in a while, I knew there was a lot more going......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Gary B.: I agree with ya Tony, the nuns were total psycho's. But the church was amazing...I went to St. Francis after they closed St. Leonards down, and it wasn't as bad but also rough when it......

in response to: St. Leonard's by Gary B.

Gary B.: That "DAWSON" picture is Robert Dawsons place on Wilson Ave. & Willoughby. I went to St. Francis with him. We were Boy Scouts & Altar Boys at St. Josephs. I was actually serving at St.......

in response to: Bushwick Portals by Peter

joe: I lived at 72 wilson ave then there was a fire I believe it was 1969 or 1970 it wiped out 22 apartments I dont know if anyone perished or got hurt in the fire.......

in response to: My House in Bushwick by matthew

CHRISSY-46: what a cool site. I can't even believe I found people that came from my childhood, teenage, neighborhood. I grew up on Melrose St. between Knickerbock and Wilson in the early 50's. ......

in response to: My House in Bushwick by matthew

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