Marianist Jubilarians Have Diocesan Ties

Two members of the Society of Mary (Marianists), with ties to the Brooklyn Diocese, are celebrating their 60th and 50th anniversary jubilees, respectively. Fathers Patrick J. Tonry, S.M., who resides in Philadelphia, is a native of the diocese. He was ordained 50 years ago on April 3, 1965, in Fribourg, Switzerland. Born in Brooklyn, he […]

Photos: Diocese Honors Sister-Jubilarians

Religious Sisters from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrated their anniversaries of religious life at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston on Sunday, May 31.

Religious Serve With the Heart of Jesus

These are the remarks of Sister Maryann Seton Lopiccolo, S.C., the Episcopal Delegate for Religious, at this year’s Sisters’ and Brothers’ Jubilee celebration.

Members of Consecrated Life Serving in Diocese

A complete list of the Orders and Congregations of Sisters, Brothers, and Priests in consecrated life, as well as the Secular Institutes, active in Brooklyn and Queens.

Sacred Heart Brother Robert Marks 65th Year

Brother Robert Connolly, S.C., a native of Brooklyn, is marking his 65th year with the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. He pronounced first vows in 1950. Born in Brooklyn, he attended St. Rose of Lima School, Parkville, and in 1945, he entered the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Juniorate in Metuchen, N.J., pronouncing first vows […]

Religious Are Seen as Messengers of Hope

By Laura Dodson ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) – “Where are you all from?” Bishop John G. Noonan of Orlando, himself from Ireland asked the religious sisters, brothers, priests and the more than 500 people gathered to celebrate the gift of consecrated life. Salesians, LaSalettes, Carmelites, Franciscans and Salvatorians, members of the Mercy, Precious Blood and Blessed […]

60 Years as a Marist Brother

Brother Patrick Lally, F.M.S., was born in Manhattan and entered the Marist Brothers Novitiate, Esopus, N.Y. in 1955. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Marist College and a master’s from Fordham University. He taught at St. Helena-Msgr. Scanlan H.S., Bronx, NY; St. Mary’s H.S., Manhasset, L.I., and served as assistant principal at St. […]