The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a significant step in its ongoing response to the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy: the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP).
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St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise parish, Crown Heights, celebrated Corpus Christi processing down Nostrand Ave.
The Polish community at St. Stanislaus Kostka displayed its faith and culture for the whole neighborhood to see during its annual Corpus Christi procession.
The celebration of Corpus Christi at St. Brendan’s Church, Midwood, centered around the parish complex. Following Mass, a procession moved outdoors to the courtyard where a special altar was set for adoration.
Father Dwayne Davis, the newly appointed administrator of St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands, bore the monstrance as the Corpus Christi procession made its way through the streets of the neighborhood.
In Ozone Park, Corpus Christi began with Mass celebrated by Father Ryszard Koper, parochial vicar, at St. Stanislaus Church
St. Sebastian’s parish, Woodside, held its 10th annual Corpus Christi Procession June 18 through the streets of the neighborhood.
Father William With, pastor, and Father Michael Gribbon, parochial vicar, celebrated Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi at Resurrection Church, Gerritsen
With prayers on their lips and faith and hope in their hearts, parishioners of St. Sebastian’s parish, Woodside, came to their church by the hundreds on June 14 to venerate two relics of St. Anthony of Padua.