Cancer. Just the word can incite fear and heartache during the best of times… and these are not the best of times. Can you imagine the stress of having a loved one with a brain tumor on top of all the turmoil caused by this global pandemic?
You probably know that Catholic education has been hit especially hard by the recent closures of U.S. schools. Thankfully, the schools in our Seton Blended Learning Network were already equipped for a speedy transition to learning from home, but with so many families and parishes struggling financially, the challenges are still significant.
Easter looked different for all of us this year, but can you imagine having to wait in line for at least 5 hours just to have access to essentials at your local grocery store?
That’s the situation in some parts of the Bronx, a place hundreds of Seton students and their families call home.
So when the brother of a Seton staff member heard about the significant challenges our families are facing, he hooked up a U-Haul trailer to his truck and drove from Massachusetts to New York to deliver crucial resources, including…