Polish Good Friday

Following an hour-long prayer service at St. Frances de Chantal Church, thousands of Polish-speaking Catholics took to the streets of Borough Park bringing both a literal and spiritual light of the Cross into the night.

A Warm Welcome in Elmhurst

Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski visited St. Bartholomew Catholic Academy in Elmhurst to celebrate First Friday Mass on March 3.

Bishop Tiedemann Installed as Pastor

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio installed Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., as the pastor of St. Matthias parish, Ridgewood, on Nov. 19.

Polish Bishop to Accompany WYD Pilgrims to Krakow

Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski, a native of Poland, is going to World Youth Day (WYD) with 400 pilgrims from Brooklyn and Queens, as well as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros. The bishop sees a deep connection between the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis and celebrating World Youth Day in Krakow, a city rich in history in the southern part of Poland.

Polish Ministry Instructs Catechetical Leaders

The first annual meeting of Polish catechetical leaders with Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski took place April 12 at the Diocesan Office Building at 310 Prospect Park West.

Murdered Sisters of Yemen Remembered in Brooklyn

Prayers were offered April 1 in Brooklyn for the four Missionaries of Charity murdered in Yemen March 4. Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski celebrated Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church, Bedford-Stuyvesant, with about two dozen Missionaries of Charity, and women representing other religious congregations.

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.