Trust Was a Must For These Married Couples

In the same spirit as on their wedding days, more than 100 husbands and wives rededicated themselves to each other at the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass, June 9.

Dominus Vobiscum

Auxiliary Bishop James Massa was the celebrant of the Solemn High Mass in Latin according to the Tridentine Rite at Holy Name Church.

Bishop to Visit Titular See

Auxiliary Bishop James Massa will make his first visit to his titular See of Bardstown, Ky., on Saturday, July 16, for the bicentennial of the cornerstone’s laying at St. Joseph’s Proto-Cathedral.

St. James Hosts 24 Hours Of Prayer for the Lord

God is always willing to welcome His sons and daughters back to His merciful embrace. That was the message resonating at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James, Downtown Brooklyn, as the Diocese of Brooklyn started “24 Hours for the Lord.”

Chinese New Year Celebration

At St. Agatha Church, Sunset Park, about 300 Chinese parishioners plus a few dozen others joined Auxiliary Bishop James Massa, moderator of the Curia, in a joyful Chinese New Year celebration.

Our Two New Bishops

Year in Review: The diocese rejoiced May 19 with the naming of two new auxiliary bishops for Brooklyn and Queens – Bishops Witold Mroziewski and James Massa.

One Photo Was 2,000 Years in the Making

More than 20 years ago, Pope St. John Paul II called on Jews and Catholics to be “a blessing to one another,” so as to be a blessing to the whole world together. The sainted pope’s words were literally fulfilled in Brooklyn last July, when newly ordained Auxiliary Bishop James Massa asked a friend of his, Rabbi Eric Greenberg, to bless him moments after his ordination to the episcopacy.

Family Day Follows Up On Papal Trip Theme

Just as Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. and the World Meeting of Families had come to an end and the Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family was about to begin, families from Brooklyn and Queens came together for a Diocesan Family Day at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge