Knights Aid Seminarians

Members of the Knights of Columbus presented Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio with a check for the annual “Bishop’s Burse” donation that will be used for the education of seminarians.

Brooklynite Observes 70th Year at Maryknoll

Sister Kathleen Higgins, M.M., a native of Brooklyn, observed her 70th Jubilee as a Maryknoll Sister recently. She was one of 39 Sisters marking significant anniversaries at the headquarters in Ossinning, N.Y.

Annual Cathedral Club Dinner

At the 117th annual dinner of The Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, Cardinal Timothy Dolan urged club members to be active in public policy debates and to bring their values to shaping modern society.

A Celebration of Marriage At Queens Village Church

Assembled in front of the very altar where their marriage vows were first spoken, more than 20 couples rededicated their love for one another in front of parishioners at Incarnation Church, Queens Village, on World Marriage Day, Sunday, Feb.12.

Diocese Honors Those in Consecrated Life

In honor of World Day for Consecrated Life, diocesan women and men in consecrated life gathered for an afternoon retreat at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James in Downtown Brooklyn.

Msgr. Bennett Was Consultant To Five Diocesan Bishops

Msgr. Austin P. Bennett, a priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn for 68 years and a special financial advisor to five diocesan Bishops, died Jan. 31 at Good Shepherd Rectory, Marine Park. He was 93.

Men’s, Women’s Conferences Set

Registration is open for the Diocesan Men’s Conference “Being Missionary Disciples” on Saturday, Feb. 11, and the Diocesan’s Women’s Conference on Saturday, March 4. Both events will take place at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

New Leadership Team At House of Formation

Cardinal Timothy Dolan joined Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Jan. 30 for the installation of the new rector and vice-rector of Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston.