Good Shepherd Sprints in Fundraiser

As the Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser for Catholic Schools heads toward its April 29 deadline, Good Shepherd Catholic Academy Principal John O’Brien expects to see a last-minute surge of newspaper subscription sales by his students.

St. Elizabeth Students Get Their Sales Pitches Ready as Fundraiser Begins

Naomi Lopez, a student at St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy, is getting ready to sell subscriptions of The Tablet for the Second Annual COVID Relief Fundraiser for Catholic Schools — an endeavor that will generate money for schools to help them as they continue to recover financially from the pandemic.

Love Of Reading Abounds In Diocese of Brooklyn Classrooms

Students throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn opened their classrooms to authors and special guests during the 4th Annual Great Diocesan Read Aloud. Bishop Robert Brennan and Christine Persichette, anchor for Currents News, and the authors read to students via videoconferencing.

COVID Is Not a Match for Cupid!

It took a lot for Michael Maratta to get down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend Amanda Ferrandino at Liberty State Park on Feb. 5. In fact, it took three tries before he was finally able to present his sweetheart with a custom-made engagement ring.

New Light Comes to ‘Everday Life’; Tree Transforms Grand Army Plaza

In a twilight ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Diocese of Brooklyn held its annual Christmas tree lighting beneath the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza. After it was illuminated, the 27-foot-high Douglas Fir, decorated with 16,000 multi-colored LED lights and accompanied by life-sized Nativity creche figures, was blessed by Bishop Robert Brennan.