Polish Heritage Day Builds Bridge to Homeland

Take care of each other whether you are here for a lifetime or just for a couple of years and remember, Jesus Christ is with you, was the message Polish Bishop Janusz Stepnowski told local Poles.

New Bishop Visits His Former Parish

To celebrate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Czestochowa, new Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski, returned to Our Lady of Czestochowa-St. Casimir, Sunset Park.

Polonia Rejoices Over B’klyn’s Polish Bishop

“Of course, probably the most important person here, with all due respect, is my mother, Wloclawa,” the newly ordained bishop said. “From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for the gift of my life and for the gift of the priesthood, which you nurtured in me.”

Ordination for Two New Auxiliary Bishops

Two diocesan priests with years of institutional and pastoral experience were ordained auxiliary bishops to serve Brooklyn and Queens at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, July 20. It was the first episcopal ordination held at the site.

A Bishop’s Coat of Arms Tells His Personal Story

The Church adopted heraldry as a means of approving and authenticating documents as well as indicating ownership of church buildings. To this day, the bishop’s coat of arms are used in official correspondence and the sealing of important documents.

Ordination Liturgy Will Be Seen Live on Television

New Evangelization Television (NET-TV) will provide live coverage of the ordinations of Auxiliary Bishops James Massa and Witold Mroziewski, from St. Joseph Co-Cathedral on Monday, July 20, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony also will also be streamed live on www.netny.tv.

Auxiliary Bishops Named to Titular Sees in US

While serving as auxiliary bishops of Brooklyn, Bishop James Massa has been named the titular bishop of Bardstown, Ky., and Bishop Witold Mroziewski has been named the titular bishop of Walla Walla, Wash.