President Donald Trump identified himself as the “best [president] in the history of the Catholic Church” in a conference call for Catholic leaders and educators April 25, where he warned that issues at stake in the upcoming presidential election, particularly on abortion and religious liberty, “have never been more important for the Church.”
It was a scene of hope and humanity as dozens of boxes of medical equipment from St. John’s University were packed up and driven over to New York-Presbyterian Queens hospital.
“Tetrahymena” is a big, fancy word, and not a common one. It’s a scientific term that refers to a single-cell organism that mimics a real living human cell. Seniors and juniors in an advanced biology class at Bishop Loughlin Memorial H.S., Fort Greene, created tetrahymenas in a lab in order to test the effects of vaping on cells.
At St. Nicholas of Tolentine’s, at least 200 educators, from parish religious education directors to Catholic school teachers, gathered for a literal and spiritual feeding in the parish hall. They engaged in dinner conversation about their religious education programs, while listening a discussion about how to better lead their classes as catechists.
In anticipation of Catholic Schools Week 2020, 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.
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.