Diocesan News

Closing of the Year of Mercy

The Holy Year of Mercy will close on Sunday, Nov. 20. In the Brooklyn Diocese, five bishops and an episcopal vicar will participate in closing ceremonies that include Mass and the blessings of the Holy Doors at six sites. The schedule is:

Cathedral-Basilica of St. James, Downtown Brooklyn, Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, 11 a.m.

St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Bishop Witold Mroziewski

Regina Pacis Basilica, Bensonhurst, Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., at noon

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, Bishop James Massa, at 11:30 a.m.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, Bishop Paul Sanchez, at 5 p.m.

St. Gerard Majella, Hollis, Bishop Raymond Chappetto, at 11:30 a.m.