Diocese of Brooklyn

Our Lady of Perpetual Help High School

Information provided by Maryellen Pierce '69

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Location: Bay Ridge, Bklyn, also called Sunset Park

Address: 550 59th Street Brooklyn, NY - Parish high school for girls associated with Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. OLPH Elementary School was the largest parish parochial school in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Opened: September 1957

Closed: June 1994

Opened under Bishop: Bryan J. McEntagart

Closed under Bishop: Francis J. Mugavero

Known as/Nickname: "O.L.P.H."

Staffed by: Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood (CSJs)

Average enrollment: 400-500 girls

Chaplain: Reverend Funk and other parish priests who were of the Redemptorist Order

Principal: S. Mary Febronia CSJ

Faculty Members: S. Ignatius, S. Loretta Larkin, Miss Dente, Miss Doria

School colors: Light Blue & Gold

School song:

School mascot: Dolphin

School newspaper: The Dolphin

Yearbook: The Icon

Uniform: Grey and blue plaid skirt, white blouse, navy blazer

Building is now: Used by parish, local community groups


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