You need a passport to visit a foreign country, but students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy get the thrill of using a passport inside their own school.
Love Of Reading Abounds In Diocese of Brooklyn Classrooms
Students throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn opened their classrooms to authors and special guests during the 4th Annual Great Diocesan Read Aloud. Bishop Robert Brennan and Christine Persichette, anchor for Currents News, and the authors read to students via videoconferencing.
Future Is Bright in the Hands Of Empowered Black Catholics
On Kujenga weekends, the groups of young boys and girls break into groups and dive deep into the foundations of their faith through a variety of activities, including small group discussions, a talent show, a Mass and praying the rosary together. They are encouraged to understand their faith so they can proudly profess how they are “authentically black and authentically Catholic.”
The Future Is Now for Minority Students at Cristo Rey Schools
After four years of simultaneous corporate work and rigorous college-preparatory education, Remsfield Papillon graduated Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School with not only a diploma in hand and four years of college in sight, but an invaluable foot in the door with his dream company.
Brooklyn Jesuit Prep An Oasis in Brooklyn
Many schools impress upon their students that they should go to college; at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep, they work to help elementary school students understand they, too, can be prepped for college.
Only In Print: Can You Really Trust a Beautiful Person?
Caroline Brucella, a senior at Sacred Heart in Hempstead, is fascinated by the correlation between one’s looks and the perception others have of that person. She conducted a scientific study of it.
Only In Print: Students Tell ‘Why The Caged Bird Sings’ in Maya Angelou Tribute
Students came to school at St. Catherine of Genoa-St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Academy dressed as the late, great poet/ author Maya Angelou as part of a Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 11.
Mayor Adams’ Visit A ‘Big Moment’ For Bushwick Catholic School
New York City Mayor Eric Adams wanted to visit a campus in the Diocese of Brooklyn during Catholic Schools Week 2022. That honor went to St. Brigid-St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Academy in Bushwick.
Diocese Starts Planning For World Youth Day 2023
World Youth Day 2023 could have a bonus for Diocese of Brooklyn pilgrims who attend the global gathering in Lisbon, Portugal: a side trip to Fatima, site of the Blessed Mother’s apparition to three peasant children in 1916.
St. Saviour Students Conduct a Social Justice-Themed Food Drive
The social justice lessons taught by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King were put into practice last week by St. Saviour Catholic Academy students, who conducted a food drive to help underprivileged people in Brooklyn.