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.

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.

In This Classroom, Health and Wellness Learning Gets High Marks

With a goal of providing care for the whole child — their bodies, as well as their minds — Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Astoria has opened a wellness center for students to learn how to live healthy and productive lives.