New York City Regional Bishops Pursue New Path in Priestly Formation

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn, and Bishop John Barres of Rockville Centre announced Thursday the launching of new programs at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, to enhance seminary training beginning next fall.

Rockville Centre Welcomes Newly Appointed Bishop

It took longer than expected but the Vatican has appointed the new Bishop of Rockville Centre. Larchmont, N.Y.-native, Bishop John O. Barres, 56, who most recently served as Bishop of Allentown, Pa., succeeds Bishop William Murphy.