On Wednesday, November 23, 2016 His Excellency Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated our Thanksgiving mass with us. We are thankful to Bishop DiMarzio for all he does for Catholic education. We pray that God continues to bless him so that he may continue to champion the cause of Gods people.
NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, a Brooklyn native, visited Salve Regina Catholic Academy in East New York, just blocks from where he grew up. Currents education correspondent Marie Elena Giossi reported from the school, and The Tablet also wrote an article about the visit.
Five students from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens were selected for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to greet Pope Francis after his landing at the John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday, Sept. 24.
The children were selected through the offices of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools and the Vicar of Development to show the diversity of cultures in the diocese. …
“(Pope Francis) is special to me because he teaches other people, including me, about God,” said Omodele Ojo, a fifth grader at Salve Regina Catholic Academy, East New York. “I’m very excited.”
Her mother Ranti Ojo said to see the pope personally was a gift.
Like most students chosen to greet the pope, Omodele had one simple message for Pope Francis. “I want to tell him, ‘Welcome to New York and have a good time.’” Read the Complete Article
The team faced off against about 80 teams from across the five boroughs.
Salve Regina Catholic Academy, a coeducational Catholic grammar school in East New York established in September 2011, places nursery school through eighth-grade students. With the guidance of the Lord, the school has blossomed and grown into a strong community of students, educators and active, involved parents.
Salve Regina is one of the largest schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn with around 600 students. Its main focus is providing a Catholic, faith-based education to as many students as it can, regardless of their ability to pay, in an effort to afford parents, who want their child to have a Catholic education, the opportunity to provide one says Principal Roxanna Elder. Read the Complete Article
Currents correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports from St. Michael-St. Malachy Church in East New York, where the students of Salve Regina Academy participated in a Thanksgiving Mass.
It’s coming down to the wire for a group of students preparing for the New York City First Lego League Championship.
Students at Salve Regina Catholic Academy in East New York are testing and tweaking their robots in anticipation for the competition. Read the Complete Article
In October of 2011, The Tablet told the story of the formation of Salve Regina Catholic Academy:
“Born of economic necessity and declining enrollments, Salve Regina Catholic Academy opened in East New York this fall.
One month into the new school year, the academy already features the largest enrollment of any diocesan elementary school and Principal William Geasor believes the move to an academy model will ensure Catholic education thrives in this low-income community well into the future.” Read the Complete Article