Lifetime Goals for The Graduates of Brooklyn Prep
The harmonious development of the student's faculties: his intellect, so that he thinks clearly; his will so that he remains unalterable true to the highest ideals; and his body, so that it is a healthy co-worker for the salvation of his soul. The development of true and perfect Christians who understand Catholic doctrine and practice, and who participate in the Apostolic work of the Church under the leadership of the hierarchy. The development of Catholic young men who model their lives on Christ, the Blessed Virgin, and the Saints; who measure everything in life by the yardstick of eternity. The development of students who have a genuine appreciation for things cultural; who are competent in the arts of expression both written and spoken; who are capable of leadership both religious and civic. The development of citizens who have a knowledge of our American heritage of democracy, who are loyal to our American ideals and who will participate actively in the government as voters or as officials.
Latest Alumni News
Father Enrico Raulli, SJ taught at BP from 1959-1962, passed away on Wednesday 1/6 January 8, 2016, 2:39PM
Click here to read the obituary.read more...Our recently deceased 1998 Honorary Alumnus of the Year, Father Rick Curry SJ is featured on 60 Minutes.December 28, 2015, 9:54PM
CLICK HERE to watch the CBS 6o Minutes program featuring Father Rick Curry SJ.read more...Learning from Charlie in Abu Dhabi: The legacy of a Catholic teacher from Brooklyn lives on at NYU's campus on the Persian GulfDecember 23, 2015, 1:26PM
Click here to read the wonderful story about the influence Charlie Winans had on one of the Prep's most influential graduates. New York Daily News December 21, 2015read more...Obituary of Father Rick Curry SJ - New York Times 12/22December 22, 2015, 2:43PM
Please click here to read Father Rick Curry's obituary in the New York Times on Monday December 22nd.read more...Father Rick Curry SJ, Our 1998 Honorary Alumnus of the Year Has Passed.December 21, 2015, 7:42PM
It is with great sadness we must inform our Alumni of the passing of Father Rick Curry SJ. Father Rick was a very close friend of Father Jack Alexander's and has always been a great supporter of the Prep and it's legacy. Father Rick died on Saturday at St Josephs' in Philadelphia surrounded by his family. A viewing will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Washington DC on Saturday, January 2nd from 9 - 10:15 AM to be followed by a funeral Mass officiated by long time friend Father Ken Boller SJ, President of St Peter's Prep, at 10:30 AM.
Father Curry was the Founder of The National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, in NYC and in 2013 created a school for disabled veterans in conjunction with Georgetown University in Washington DC called Dog Tag Bakery. Father Curry dedicated his life to helping the disabled by empowering them with the skills and confidence to become active members of their families and communities. He impacted the lives of thousands of disabled people around the globe.
We honored Father Curry as our 1998 Honorary Alumnus of the Year.
read more...Pope Francis named Honorary Alumnus of Brooklyn PrepNovember 10, 2015, 6:01PM
Earlier in the year the BPAA Board of Directors named Pope Francis an Honorary Alumnus of Brooklyn Prep. A letter and award were mailed to the Vatican.
read more...James Gemake '53November 5, 2015, 3:09PM
Jim Gemake’s Eye for the Discarded
“The roots of my work are in Dada,”