Maya Singh, an eighth-grader at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy in Queens, said she has enjoyed every minute of her time in the school, where she feels right at home and has made many friends with whom she has a lot in common. But one thing that Maya does not have in common with many of her classmates is religion. Unlike them, Maya is not Catholic.
There’s a lot of young artistic talent out there! The Tablet’s Annual Christ is Risen Easter Art Contest for students in the Diocese of Brooklyn attracted 285 entries this year with budding artists using their creative skills to express their Catholic faith.
Through an art project and a dress-down day, the students of St. Sebastian Catholic Academy in Woodside, sent prayers and support to refugee families in Ukraine and in neighboring Poland.
Dr. Thomas Chadzutko, Ph.D., the school superintendent who has guided the education of generations of students in the Diocese of Brooklyn, is closing the notebook on his career. He announced his retirement in a letter on March 4.
Students at a Catholic school in southern Maryland are writing letters to their counterparts in Ukraine to offer their prayers and support.
The Diocese of Brooklyn saw an enrollment increase this year thanks to “the hard work, dedication and caring of the teachers, principals, parish pastors, and leaders,” said Ted Havelka, the diocesan director of enrollment management and financial assistance.
As regulations differ across the country about face mask requirements in schools, some Catholic diocesan school officials have stepped in to provide guidance for faculty, parents and students.
Learning continued across the Diocese of Brooklyn despite this morning’s snowstorm.
When Audrey Powers went boldly into space Oct. 13 with the actor who played the original Captain Kirk on “Star Trek,” the thoughts, prayers and cheers of Mount de Sales Academy, her alma mater, went with her.
It was a unique academic year for our Catholic schools and academies in 2020-2021. Despite so many challenges, these schools have proven to be safe and healthy, consistent, and Catholic.