Once again, the fight to assure the future of Catholic schools goes on in our state of New York. The question of aid for mandated services, which many of our young people need to be successful in school (and, later on, in life), is in grave danger of being slashed severely.
Students at St. Mary Gate of Heaven Catholic Academy, Ozone Park, know their rights, and are ensuring them for themselves and their posterity. They have created a Bill of Rights based on the foundations of respect and social justice as part of a school-wide anti-bullying campaign.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York urged President Donald Trump to follow through on a recent call for legislation that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth nationwide.
Catholic education in New York State traces its roots back to the first half of the 19th century, and continues to be a vital part of the fabric of our state, preparing children and young adults for success in life, providing a world-class education while grounding them in the Catholic tradition of selfless service to their fellow men and women.
In anticipation of Catholic Schools Week 2017, The Tablet proudly presents this special pullout section with valuable information for current and prospective Catholic school parents on Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
As we begin to celebrate Catholic Schools Week on Jan. 29, the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service” definitely applies to the academies and parish schools within the Diocese of Brooklyn.
More than 700 people of good will showed their support for Catholic education and evangelization by attending the annual Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon at Russo’s On the Bay, Howard Beach, Dec. 7.
The winner of Italy’s version of “The Voice,” Sister Cristina Scuccia, O.S.U., will make her first stage appearance in the U.S. next month when she lends her singing talents to benefit Catholic education.
Almost 1,000 people filled the main ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for the annual Futures in Education Scholarship Fund Dinner. Over $2.4 million was raised to assist diocesan children with Catholic school tuition.
The Tablet is pleased to present this Back to School Supplement in collaboration with local Catholic schools and the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Brooklyn as well as local partners in education and health care.