The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ education committee said Oct. 1 “it is unconscionable” the HEROES Act stimulus bill proposed in the House is excluding Catholic school students and their families.
With the new school year slated to begin next month, Catholic educators are preparing to adapt to the new norm of teaching with social distancing and face coverings. However, others already affected by this year’s estimated 140 closures across the country are trying to remain hopeful about their professions.
Bronx-native, and longtime game and talk show host, Regis Francis Xavier Philbin, died July 24 at 88. He was a Catholic and longtime proponent and supporter of Catholic schools.
Monsignor David Cassato, recently named by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio to serve as vicar for Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, said he plans to hit the ground running.
The Diocese of Brooklyn announced that it is closing six Catholic academies due to financial difficulties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
by Emily Drooby MANHATTAN — Like many children across the country, Samantha Chan has been dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic — having to learn from home and missing out on typical school events — but with one added hurdle. The St. Peter Catholic Academy student’s mother is a nurse working on […]
Education leaders imagining how Catholic schools will safely reopen this fall agree on two things: different decisions will be made according to locations and reopening plans may change on short notice.
Catholic schools around the United States are retooling for an uncertain future after the coronavirus pandemic. Many schools have earned praise for their rapid transitions to online learning and creative outreach to families, but others have suffered financial death blows and announced that they will not reopen in the fall.
Wearing judicial robes and holding a small print copy of the U.S. Constitution and standing behind his desk in his chambers, New York State Supreme Court Judge Vincent Del Giudice told the story of the two thieves to students from Bay Ridge’s Xaverian H.S.
The Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York, Michael J. Deegan, has announced that the archdiocese will close all elementary schools, effective Monday, March 16 until Friday, March 20.