On Saturday, Nov. 4, Bishop Robert Brennan presided over a Mass of Reparation at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, after the desecration of the church during the filming of a music video.
Putting her faith in action, Patricia Faint has established a $250,000 endowment for the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens to provide funding for children whose families need financial assistance to pay to send their children to Catholic school in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Almost 900 people joined Bishop Robert Brennan at Russo’s on the Bay, Howard Beach, on Dec. 7, and more than $300,000 was raised to help Catholic school students pay tuition and to assist the Diocese’s Catholic Youth Initiative.
The post-COVID economic malaise could not dampen the spirits of Catholic education supporters who happily raised a record $2.8 million Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Futures in Education’s Annual Scholarship Dinner.
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.
As families ponder important decisions for their children’s education, it is not uncommon to ask, “Is Catholic education worth it?”
It was a night of songs, laughter, and warm wishes as Futures in Education presented the “Spirit of Christmas Concert” at the new Emmaus Center on Monday.
Music can help bring people together, even in a sharply divided nation, according to Matt Maher, a top-selling contemporary Christian singer-songwriter, who will be one of the featured performers at the Spirit of Christmas Concert on Dec. 13 at the Emmaus Center of Brooklyn.
John Loconsolo worked hard to earn the money to send his eight daughters to Catholic school. All of his girls attended Visitation Academy and then Fontbonne Hall Academy.
Manuel Hernandez, a college student who was once a scholarship recipient, was a guest speaker at the Futures in Education’s Annual Scholarship Dinner Monday night, an affair that drew more than 500 people and filled the grand ballroom of the Cipriani Wall Street event space.