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.

Brooklyn Jesuit Prep Students Become Stewards of the Earth

The 85 students at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep (BJP) — spanning across grades five through eight — took their religion lessons outside the classroom on Earth Day. They spent the last hour of their school day becoming stewards of the earth, cleaning up loose litter in their school’s vicinity.

The Jesuits Are Back Ministering in Brooklyn

Building on more than a century of tradition, the Jesuits are back in Brooklyn embarking on a new approach to collaborative ministry with a focus on youth and young adults.

Scout Sunday in Glendale

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights parish scout celebrations in Glendale and Mill Basin, salutes a Woodside parish where book sales benefit the hungry, offers details on a fundraiser for a Jesuit school in Prospect Heights and more.

Tablet TALK – SJU’s Class of 2015

This week’s Tablet TALK salutes graduates, announces the date for the unveiling of Bishop Catanello Way, highlights a new chaplain in Queens Village and more.

Tablet TALK

This week’s installment features National Arbor Day at Most Precious Blood, Long Island City; Diocesan Middle Grades Math Bee winners; a preview of Fatima Day Festivities, May 17 and more!

Obituaries

Sister Clement Marie Fay, O.P., of Dominican Convent, Sparkill, N.Y., died March 7 in Siena Hall. She was 89. Born in Glendale, she entered the congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary in Sparkill in 1955 and received the name Sister Clement Marie, professing her final vows in 1962. She was an elementary teacher and […]

Brother Edward Kent Keeps Young at Heart

Running track is in the blood of Brother Edward Kent, O.S.F. So much so that the 76-year-old Franciscan has not been able to give up competing for 60 years. Brother Edward still runs competitively in USA Masters Track and Field, an organization that holds national competitions for men and women in five-year age brackets starting […]

‘HOOPS for BJP’ Is a Slam Dunk

Basketball players from the city gathered Nov. 16 at Xavier H.S., Manhattan, to support Brooklyn Jesuit Prep’s “HOOPS for BJP” tournament. Brooklyn Jesuit Prep is a Catholic middle school that serves low-income students in Crown Heights. The tournament featured 16 teams competing in a four-on-four format held in the main gymnasium at Xavier. Students from […]

Jesuit School Fights for Life

by Marie Elena Giossi Failure is not an option for the biggest test ever to face the school community at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep in Crown Heights – staying open. Efforts are underway to secure $1 million to save this Catholic middle school, which has been serving low-income children for nearly a decade. New York Nativity, […]