Diocesan News

Lent in the Holy Land

Msgr. Harrington preaches a homily for the diocesan contingent at the site of Peter's Primacy overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Diocesan Pilgrimage Director Father Gerard Sauer con-celebrates Mass with Bishop Tiedemann, C.P., inside the tomb of the Lord at the Church of the Holy Seplulchre in Jerusalem.
Mark Cipolla, Knight of the Holy Sepulchre and parishioner of Holy Family, Flushing, receiving his Pilgrim Shell in a ceremony at the Latin Patriarchate.
Photos courtesy Father Gerard Sauer

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., Msgr. Kieran Harrington, the Brooklyn diocese’s vicar for communications, and Diocesan Pilgrimage Director Father Gerard Sauer accompanied 70 pilgrims from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens on a Lenten pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  Fathers Anthony Sansone, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood, Tom Vassalotti, Divine Mercy Parish, Williamsburg, and Mark Bristol, St. Anastasia, Douglaston, also accompanied the group.

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