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Diocese Distributed More Than $25 Million To Victims of Superstorm Sandy

Please click on the following links to read more about the Brooklyn Diocese response to superstorm Sandy for the past two years.

Special Financial Report, Two Years After the Storm

Total collected and disbursed in pie charts

Collected and disbursed break down

Diocesan Collection

An overview of some of the actions taken by diocesan officials at various agencies within the Diocese of Brooklyn

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio chats with parishioners at St. Thomas More Church in Breezy Point only days after the oceanfront community was ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in October, 2012.
On the morning after Sandy struck, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited with Msgr. James Spengler, pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach.
At right, the flood waters surrounded St. Edmund Church in Breezy Point.
More than 100 homes in Breezy Point were destroyed by fires caused by Sandy.
Residents have relied on their faith and civic pride to rebuild.
In the weeks following the storm, the gymnasium at St. Francis de Sales School in Belle Harbor was turned into a relief center.
At right, repairs at Our Lady of Grace Church, Howard Beach, included replacing the floor.
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