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.

Former Tablet Paper Boy Walks the Camino

From Tablet paper boy to FBI agent to travel writer, Kenneth Strange has had a winding journey through life. In July, Strange published a book about one particular journey — the 500-mile walk he and his wife, Aurora, made in Spain last year, when they completed the “Camino de Santiago,” which is known in English as the “Way of St. James.”

Fifth-Graders Dial Up Tough Questions for Priest

CTN — the educational media service department of DeSales Media Group, which is The Tablet’s parent company — started “Dial-a-priest” during the year of vocations called by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio two years ago. The idea is to give students in the Diocese of Brooklyn a chance to meet more priests beyond those in their parish and hear a variety of vocation stories.

STEM Lab Blessing at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Catholic Academy in Marine Park celebrated the opening of its new STEM lab with a blessing ceremony on the feast of St. Albert, patron saint of scientists.

Colleen Queen 2016

The Great Irish Fair’s 2016 Colleen Queen, Kathleen Rose Byrnes, has long been proud of her Irish heritage.

Obituary: Jerome Mangano

Jerome Mangano, the husband of Valerie Mangano, first-grade teacher at Good Shepherd Catholic Academy, Marine Park, died Aug. 24.