Diocesan News

Easter Liturgies Around the Diocese

Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, pastor of St. Bernard Church, Mill Basin, performs a  baptism during the Easter Vigil liturgy at the church. He is assisted by Deacon Frank D’Accordo. Photo Rita Damato
Father Stanislaw Choragwicki, C.M., blessed baskets of food on Holy Saturday at St.  Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint. (Photo Zosia Zeleska-Bobrowski)
Father Jorge Ortiz, administrator of St. Brigid’s parish, Bushwick, raises a child for the community to see after he baptized her at Easter Vigil at the church. (Photo Jorge Dominguez)
Parishioners at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Forest Hills, welcomed Lena into the Church, as Msgr. John McGuirl, pastor, baptized her at the Easter Vigil. Lena’s godparents flew in from Poland for this special occasion, and stood beside her at the baptismal font. Photo AnnaMarie Prono
Auxiliary Bishop James Massa celebrated 10:45 Easter Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica. He is pictured here with the Juntereal family. (Photo Credit: Rose Ruesing)