Diocesan News

Celebrating Haitian Independence

The Haitian community celebrated the 212th anniversary of its homeland’s independence Jan. 1 with a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Crown Heights. The festivities included a social with traditional pumpkin soup, a symbol of Haitian independence. For more about the local celebration, see The Editor’s Space.

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