Class Dismissed: A Reality Check

I am writing in response to “Class Dismissed: Rethinking the Catholic School Model.” I want to clarify some of the misleading points made in the column on Catholic elementary school education in the 21st century, and how it exists in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Students Recognized at Mission Sunday Mass

Awards to students and schools that assist the missions was the highlight of the annual Mission Sunday Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.

Robert M. Muccigrosso

Former High School Principal Dies Following Surgery

Robert M. Muccigrosso, 73, longtime Catholic educator and Bay Ridge resident, died May 13 following bypass surgery. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Anselm Church, Bay Ridge, May 16. A graduate of Fordham University, New York University and Hofstra University, his professional career includes a total of 17 years as the principal […]

CYO Essay Contest

The Catholic Youth Organization invites eighth-grade CYO members to express their writing skills by submitting their essay response in this contest.

Four Teachers Complete Leadership Program Conducted at St. John’s U.

The Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership of St. John’s University completed the St. Frances Cabrini-Aspiring Principals’ Discernment Program for this semester. Participants included Lynn Alaimo, Jennifer DiLorenzo, Dawn Rao and Melissa Wagner. The program was formed to allow opportunities that would be insightful for the job skills required in principal leadership. It allows for […]

Brooklyn Rally Supports Education Tax Credit

Brooklyn Rally Supports Education Tax Credit

The drumbeat of support continued for passage of the Education Investment Tax Credit, which would give a tax credit to people who donate to public schools and to scholarship funds for parochial school.

Support the Diocese’s Good Works

As the Lenten season begins, I reach out to you, the faithful of Brooklyn and Queens, to ask your assistance in supporting the ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn through a gift to the Annual Catholic Appeal. On behalf of those we serve in our diocese, I take this time to thank you for your generous response to the 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal and ask you to commit yourself to helping the Diocese reach our 2015 Annual Catholic Appeal goal.