Diocesan News

Holy Name Recognition

Members of Holy  Name Societies in Brooklyn and Queens attended the annual Holy Name Recognition Day Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.  Mass was celebrated by Father Peter Purpura, rector of the Cathedral, who was assisted by Deacon Ronald Rizzuto, pastoral associate. Shown, from left bottom, are John McLinden and Peter Tucker, both from Mary Queen of Heaven, Old Mill Basin; Father Purpura; and Matthew P. Bogovich, Immaculate Conception, Astoria; top, from left, are Gerry Devine, Holy Name, Windsor Terrace; Deacon Rizzuto; and Jose Ortiz, St. Agnes and St. Paul, Cobble Hill.