Lent in the Holy Land

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., and Msgr. Kieran Harrington, the Brooklyn diocese’s vicar for communications, accompanied 70 pilgrims from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens on a Lenten pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

A pro-life supporter prays during a vigil opposite a Marie Stopes family planning clinic in London Sept. 26. The prayer vigil was part of the global pro-life campaign 40 Days for Life. (CNS photo/Olivia Harris, Reuters)

In Response To New Abortion Law, Diocese Joins ‘40 Days of Life’

To combat the culture of death and as a response to the Reproductive Health Act, which takes away legal protection from the unborn, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has announced that the Diocese of Brooklyn will join the international ‘40 Days of Life’ campaign this Lenten season.

Catholic Youth Minister Leads Teens Closer To Christ

Nearly 50 years ago, St. Clare parish was on the cusp of a cultural and ethnic transition when the original settlers in the area moved out while an influx of new settlers from the Caribbean islands moved in. Fast forward to 2019 and a thriving community of Catholics from an array of Afro-Caribbean backgrounds hold steadfast to the unifying thread of their cultural upbringing: their faith.

Bishop DiMarzio Meets Catechumens

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio prayed with 466 adults preparing to receive their sacraments of Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation on the Easter Vigil, April 20.

Bishop Sansaricq Welcomes Back the Baptized

On Easter Sunday, teens and adults of different backgrounds will complete their sacraments of initiation with First Communion and Confirmation, becoming full members of the Catholic Church.

Marijuana Tax – Not the Way to Save Subway, Bishop Says

There’s always a scramble to find money for New York’s subways and buses. But a new plan to help fix mass transit with a tax on marijuana is something that is causing a lot of talk and concern, especially from Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.