When The Tablet Jr. makes its debut in two weeks, students from our Catholic schools and academies will have a new platform to share their experiences and hopes with their classmates and their peers in Brooklyn and Queens. We at The Tablet want to read your stories in your voices.
I grew up in the Diocese of Brooklyn, and so I know that everyone knows The Tablet! It was used as a supplemental resource when I was a student. It was also a big part of my parish and Catholic tradition.
The Tablet newspaper has been a part of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s lifeline since 1908. More than 110 years later, the diocesan newspaper will launch its first-ever monthly four-page pullout for young students in kindergarten through eighth grade called “The Tablet Jr.”
After the Valentine’s Day shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. in Parkland, Fla., left 18 people dead and provided another grim reminder that school shootings are no longer rare, Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S., East Elmhurst, decided to take security into its own hands by installing bulletproof doors.
The tech lab at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy in Forest Hills has been dedicated in the memory of Michele Renee Tinnirello, a former student who died in 1981 when she was in the fifth grade.
A new report claims that values-based education offered by Catholic schools can serve as a model for all schools seeking to reform and to improve the long-term success of their students.
At Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, think fresh chicken cutlets and shish kebab with tzatziki sauce. The school’s meals are high quality — and they are a family affair, too.
Catholic education in Brooklyn and Queens received a big boost on Dec. 11 when a luncheon hosted by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio raised $350,000 for scholarships and tuition assistance.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto described the ad limina visit to Rome Nov. 11-15 as a pilgrimage. The bishops of New York state’s eight dioceses traveled to the Vatican for an official visit to report on the state of their dioceses, and during their time in Rome, the bishops celebrated Mass at the city’s four major basilicas.
Father St. Charles Borno, pastor at Church of the Holy Innocent and Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush, has joined with his nine brothers to produce an album of Haitian-style worship music. The album is called “Chwazi Jezi” (“Choose Jesus”).