This year’s Feast Day Mass for St. Peter Claver in Brooklyn, according to the homilist, was a momentous step toward healing “America’s original sin” — racism.
You can’t spell “theology,” the study of God, without T-H-E-O, as in Father Theo, the beloved and scholarly retired priest in residence at Immaculate Conception, Jamaica, who celebrated his 45th year at the parish with a Mass of thanksgiving on Sept. 15. Father Theophane Cooley, C.P., 91, who’s originally from Dublin, speaks five languages and has taught philosophy and Latin. But perhaps he’s best known as a kind and caring priest.
The newest adult members of the Church came in record numbers to show their gratitude and fellowship at the diocesan Neophyte Mass, according to the director of faith formation.
The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.
Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., was welcomed back Jan. 7 to the parish where he had been pastor from 1998 to 2005.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio installed Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., as the pastor of St. Matthias parish, Ridgewood, on Nov. 19.
Bishop Neil E. Tiedemann, C.P., will be officially welcomed as an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brooklyn at a Mass of Thanksgiving, Thursday, Aug. 4 at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston. The Tablet presents this special pullout section dedicated to welcoming the new bishop and (re)introducing this native son to the faithful of Brooklyn and Queens.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio greeted the news about the appointment of Bishop Neil Tiedemann as auxiliary bishop.
When Pope Francis named Bishop Tiedemann as an auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn in late April, Tiedemanns on both coasts rejoiced, as did friends and former parishioners.
The Very Rev. Robert Joerger, C.P., Provincial of the Passionists Fathers’ St. Paul of the Cross Province, issued a statement on the appointment of Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., as an auxiliary bishop for Brooklyn and Queens.