‘A Lantern During Dark Times’: School Rallies Behind Teacher, Family Affected by Fire

One of the most terrifying moments teacher Emily Espinal and her family ever experienced was a fire that spread from a next-door neighbor’s attic to their home last month. A few days into 2021, the bedroom of Espinal’s 6-year-old daughter Mia — filled with newly opened Christmas presents on the second floor — was extensively damaged in the middle of the night. Espinal and her family made it out of their house, unharmed, on Jan. 3.

Catholic Schools Week 2021

In anticipation of Catholic Schools Week 2021, 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.