When Olivia Mura started the school year at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, she had no idea that learning to sew a button would be as much a part of the curriculum in her eighth-grade class as math and social studies.
Any principal will tell you it’s no easy feat to oversee daily operations, solve problems thrown their way, and make sure their schools are running at tip-top shape.
Even though the pandemic changed how this year’s Catholic Schools Week could be celebrated, the spirit was still alive and well across schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The Great Soup-er Bowl Drive at ICCA; Please donate rosaries; Catechetical Congress; Gifts For Girl Scouts in NYC Shelters
Fifth graders from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria, visited the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum this fall.
Awards to students and schools that assist the missions was the highlight of the annual Mission Sunday Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto opened the school year at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy in Astoria, with Mass, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a blessing for the new academy Sept. 18.
St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria, has educated children for more than 100 years in the Catholic tradition of excellence.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, in the Prospect/Lefferts Gardens area of Flatbush, has educated children for over 100 years in the Catholic tradition of excellence.
Students at St. Francis of Assisi Academy individually invited the religious leaders in their lives to come enjoy breakfast with them at school.