More than 700 people of good will showed their support for Catholic education and evangelization by attending the annual Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon at Russo’s On the Bay, Howard Beach, Dec. 7.
At Bishop Mugavero Residence for Retired Priests in Douglaston, there are currently 37 priests and bishops who have served their ministry for the Diocese of Brooklyn for a total of 1,907 years, ranging from 38 years ordained to 70 – an average of 53 years.
There are more than 100 million Americans living today who graduated from a Catholic school. If every graduate contributed a few dollars to a Catholic education fund, there would be no need to close or merge any Catholic school.
At the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, pastors, parochial vicars and lay leaders joined together for a capital campaign workshop focused on sharing tips and best practices for Spanish-speaking parishes and communities that will participate in Generations of Faith later this year and into 2016. The workshop was organized by The Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens, […]
John Notaro, director of operations for The Catholic Foundation of Brooklyn, was honored with The Pastor’s Award for his dedication to the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Paulinus.
During the early part of Generations of Faith, and as we continue campaigning, our pastors are often asked by people about the different ways they can support their parish.
A substantial portion of the monies contributed to the campaign will support the Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative.
Our parishes and Diocese must look to the future with plans to strengthen our faith. With that in mind, we are embarking on a bold initiative entitled Generations of Faith.
Generations of Faith, an $80 million capital campaign, aims “to strengthen the heart of our Diocese, fulfill the promise to those who have faithfully served us, and foster the formation of future generations of Catholics.”
Gravesend Students Get Lesson in Fire Safety Jennifer Campanella’s kindergarten students at Our Lady of Grace School, Gravesend, observed National Fire Safety and Prevention Month (October) with a visit from Firefighter Andy AJ Joseph from Engine 280 in Prospect Heights, above, and firefighters from Ladder 153 in Sheepshead Bay. Students were thrilled when they each […]