Opening Mass at Dunwoodie Celebrates 125th Anniversary 

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio joined hundreds more for Mass celebrating the 125th year of St. Joseph’s Seminary & College at Dunwoodie, Yonkers. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa, the rector, said the hill-top campus is “merely a branch campus of the one that the Great Teacher founded back in Galilee, two millennia ago.”

Diocese Has Deep Connections to Haitian-Americans, Immigrants

The Diocese of Brooklyn has the second highest population of Haitian-Americans and immigrants in the U.S. The diocese’s mobilization to help quake-ravaged Haiti stems from the solid bond between the long-suffering nation and the Roman Catholic Church.

Parishioners Shrug Off Summer Heat to Invoke St. Rocco

Despite an air conditioner breakdown, parishioners filled the pews on Aug. 15 at St. Jospeh’s Parish in Astoria, Queens to celebrate the Feast of St. Rocco, the protector against contagious diseases. Because of the coronavirus, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said prayers for St. Rocco’s intercession are vital.