Every day of his 45-year NYPD career, former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito put on his uniform and went to work eager to serve the people of New York. Even during the city’s darkest days, such as 9/11 and its aftermath, he was on the front lines.
When Kristina Djurovic, a sixth-grade teacher at St. Bartholomew Catholic Academy in Elmhurst, stands in front of her classroom and looks out at her students these days, there are a lot more pairs of eyes looking back at her.
MaryAnn Maginnis said she must wait until eternity to smother her husband, Peter, with affection — right after she socks him. She helped organize the first-ever Mass Sept. 28 in Brooklyn to honor officers like Peter who died of suicide.
What a difference a year makes! The Tablet’s Catholic School Fundraiser is back and bigger than ever. For the first time, students who sell subscriptions to The Tablet and their schools will receive even bigger rewards.
What began three years ago as The Tablet’s “COVID Relief Fundraiser for Catholic Schools” will be back in September, allowing all participating schools and their students in the Diocese of Brooklyn to directly benefit from the campaign by earning cash.
When George Prezioso decided to take his second pilgrimage to the Holy Land he knew he was in good company traveling with Msgr. David Cassato, Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello along with friends from across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Chaplains assigned to Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn serve students, faculty, staff, alumni and more. That’s why these campus communities are considered actual “parishes” by chaplains like Father Ralph Edelman at St. Francis Preparatory High School in Queens.
Catholic Schools Night at the Brooklyn Cyclones game Tuesday evening, June 21, honored valedictorians and salutatorians from the Catholic academies and parish schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Also honored was Msgr. David Cassato, vicar of Catholic Schools, whose image is now a bobblehead.
St. Athanasius Parish in Bensonhurst needs donations of cash and non-perishable food stuffs to stock its pandemic-era food pantry. The donations will help the pantry stay in operation until permanent funding sources are secured, parish officials said.
The Catholic School Teacher Scholarship program is being offered to 12 Catholic school educators entering St. John’s graduate degree program in Fall 2022.