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.
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.
Fifteen new academies opened this fall and diocesan bishops have been visiting them to commemorate their first year.
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 […]
A list of the upper grade (6-8) and lower grade (3-5) winners in this year’s diocesan Math Bee.
The Catholic Youth Organization invites eighth-grade CYO members to express their writing skills by submitting their essay response in this contest.
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 […]
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.
From March 18 to 27, works of art by the students at Ave Maria Catholic Academy and St. Helen Catholic Academy will be displayed at TD Bank on 162-02 Cross Bay Blvd.
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.