During the 2020-2021 school year, our Catholic Academies and Parish Schools celebrated Catholic Schools Week with the theme of “Faith, Service, and Excellence.” These descriptors are fitting as we reflect on the past school year and look ahead to welcome students and families in September.
St. Mary’s Elementary and High School decided to zig while everyone else is zagging. Their reopening plan consisted of having every student back in school on a full-time basis and for now, everything seems to be going to plan.
We, members of Catholic women religious congregations from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, join our voices with our parent organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents 40,000 Sisters throughout the United States. We acknowledge our responsibility for the wound of racism and the harmful consequences of white privilege which have continued […]
By Jennifer Lindberg Hospitality, joy, and goodwill have been synonymous with the Leo House for 130 years. This milestone year for one of the best guest houses in New York City–that is known for welcoming the stranger — is going to celebrate. “We tell the staff to put themselves in the place of the traveler,” […]