When the U.S. bishops gather for their fall plenary assembly Nov. 13-16 in Baltimore, they will elect a new secretary and chairmen for six standing committees for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
In preparation for World Youth Day, young pilgrims representing the Diocese of Brooklyn came together for a celebratory send-off Mass Sunday, July 23 at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.
With a soundtrack of bagpipes and drums, marchers with banners and flags marched down 5th Avenue Thursday in the return of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a long-awaited rebound after a two-year pandemic-induced absence.
Bishop Robert Brennan is asking the faithful in Brooklyn and Queens to “support our Ukrainian brothers and sisters” affected by the war.
On Saturday, March 5, Bishop Robert Brennan returned to the campus of his seminary days, the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, New York, for his first Bishop’s Vocation Retreat since he was installed as Bishop of Brooklyn last November. Located on the north shore of Long Island, it is now a retreat and conference center in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Bishop Robert J. Brennan celebrated Mass Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph to observe World Youth Day. He urged youth teenagers from across the Diocese of Brooklyn to be like St. Joseph, cast off fear, and “Don’t be afraid to give yourself to Jesus.”
Anthony Hughes is among a half-dozen conscientious people on the Survivors Advisory Committee for the Diocese of Brooklyn. He represented the survivors community at the installation of Bishop Robert J. Brennan.
To describe the ever-worsening circumstances in Haiti, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami invokes the Haitian Creole word “gagòt,” which simply translates to “mess.”
Students from St. Saviour High School welcomed Bishop-designate Robert Brennan to their church the best way they knew how — treating him to a joyful rendition of the gospel song “Awesome God.”
Bishop-designate Robert J. Brennan introduced himself to the Diocese of Brooklyn by pledging to support immigrant communities, strengthen Catholic schools, use social media to reach young people, and listen to the needs of people in the pews.