In late May, three students from across the Diocese of Brooklyn were crowned the top subscription-selling winners in The Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser.
The Tablet subscriptions sold during the month-long campaign resulted in more than $30,000 going back into students’ and schools’ pockets. Those checks are finally in the process of being signed, sealed, and delivered to participating students across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The 2021 Catholic Education’s Year of Renewal Summit celebrated the Diocese of Brooklyn’s resilience during the pandemic and encouraged further development of vibrant, rigorous religious education in local schools and faith formation programs.
Bishop Kearney High School’s larger-than-life Blessed Mother statue has found a new home, just a block away at St. Athanasius Catholic Academy. It used to be a welcoming, iconic figure on the high school’s exterior, located on the corner of 60th Street and Bay Parkway.
After receiving word from the state that red zone schools could reopen, locally affected Catholic schools began working on their mandatory mass testing.
On June 16, the day Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio submitted his resignation to the Vatican as required by every bishop when they turn 75, the Brooklyn bishop celebrated Mass at St. Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst.
Bead by bead, or in this case balloon by balloon, students prayed the rosary at St. Athanasius Catholic Academy in Bensonhurst.