Diocesan News

Holy Week in Diocese

Parishioners at St. Patrick’s Church, Bay Ridge, pray at Easter Mass before a replica of the empty tomb, a symbol of Jesus’ Resurrection from the dead (Photo Matthew O'Connor)
At Holy Child Jesus Church, Richmond Hill, the Blessed Sacrament is carried to the Altar of Repose at the end of Holy Thursday’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper. (Photo Jorge Dominguez)
Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, pastor of St. Bernard’s parish, Mill Basin, baptizes a new member of the Church at Easter Vigil service. (Photo Rita Damato)
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Father Anthony Sansone, pastor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, unfurl the cloth as they prepare for veneration of the cross at Good Friday’s services. (Photo Matthew O'Connor)