Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who retired as bishop of Brooklyn on Nov. 30, donated his personal archives to the Center for Migration Studies (CMS), a think tank and educational institute he has worked with for several years and where he is a member of the board of trustees.
Since Bishop Robert Brennan is already a prelate, there will be no rituals for ordaining a new bishop on Nov. 30. Instead, the ceremony involves his installation as shepherd of his new flock — approximately 1.5 million Roman Catholics in nearly 200 Catholic parishes across the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, in his role as publisher of The Tablet, has been presented with the Catholic Media Association’s Bishop John England Award for his defense of First Amendment rights.
A commemorative stone emblazoned with the name of Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be unveiled at the Boy Scouts’ Ten Mile River Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, this summer, in recognition of his support for the scouting movement.
In an effort to enhance protections already in place to combat and prevent sexual abuse within the Church, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has created a new office that will oversee two existing departments as well as a new position.
After 18 years as shepherd of the Catholic community in Brooklyn and Queens, the Seventh Bishop of Brooklyn is retiring.
Classmates at St. Athanasius Catholic Academy on Thursday represented all parochial school students in the Diocese of Brooklyn in a special goodbye and “thank you” to Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who retires on Nov. 30.
Parishioners filled the Basilica of Regina Pacis for the commemoration of the Faithful Departed — All Souls Day — Mass to pray for those who have gone on to their eternal rewards.
On Saturday, hundreds of people came to the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph to see Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrate Mass to mark the 25th anniversary of his episcopacy. The congregation included a large contingent of the bishop’s family and friends who filled the front pews of the co-cathedral.
Bishop DiMarzio’s “A Legacy of Service” timeline takes a look back at his years of ministry to the faithful of Brooklyn and Queens.