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Only In Print: Rockville Centre Friends, Colleagues React to Bishop Brennan’s New Job

Big baseball fans Msgr. James Vlaun, Bishop John Barres and Bishop Robert Brennan (left to right) were thrilled to meet Bud Harrelson of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at a Long Island Ducks game a few years ago. Harrelson is a part-owner of the Ducks. (Photo: courtesy of Catholic Faith Network)

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Diocese of Brooklyn, you’re going to love Bishop Robert Brennan.

That’s the overall sentiment expressed by friends and colleagues of Bishop Brennan in the Diocese of Rockville Centre following the announcement on Sept. 29 that Pope Francis had named him the eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn…

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