Posts Tagged ‘blessed sacrament school’

Well, the Catholic Archdiocese of New York made it official last night — they are closing 24 Catholic schools (two of them high schools) including Blessed Sacrament School on Beach Avenue in The Bronx, not only my alma mater but also that of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. I knew it was only a matter […]

Sometimes, the Catholic Archdiocese of New York reminds me of the haughty leaders of The Capitol in the novel and movie “The Hunger Games.” In the last couple of weeks, the Archdiocese, as it does nearly every year, released its hit list of schools that it deems expendable come June unless those schools come up […]

I never really thought about it much but of course it makes sense — this week, the last of the year, is the prime season for giving to the charity of your choice. According to a NY Times article, December 31st is THE most lucrative day of the year for online giving. And that brings […]

I read all the newspaper stories today about Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, and while they all mentioned her Catholic School education at Cardinal Spellman High School, not one mentioned that — for the EIGHT years before that — she attended Blessed Sacrament School on Beach Avenue. So did I — at […]