Thirty-three people from the various ethnic ministries in Brooklyn and Queens were honored by the Diocesan Migration Services at its annual Shining Stars Dinners held Oct. 6 and 13 at Gargiulo’s in Coney Island.
Join Catholic Migration Services and the Rent Justice Coalition to advocate for apartment dwellers at a Rent Guideline Board (RGB) Hearing on Monday, June 19, 5-8 p.m. at Founders Hall of St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights.
A naturalization workshop with Catholic Migration Services is scheduled at the Queens Central Library, Jamaica, on Tuesday, May 9, 2-6 p.m.
Catholic Migration Services is hosting a Naturalization Workshop at the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office on Jan. 28 for those who want to apply for citizenship.
Catholic Migration Services conducted two dinners on successive Fridays to honor the recipients of this year’s Shining Star Awards presented to parishioners of the diocese’s ethnic ministries for their service to the Church in Brooklyn and Queens.
Every summer, about 80 priests from around the world visit the diocese to cover for local priests, who go on vacation. “But don’t think you are just here to fill in.”
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has announced that Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating, associate vicar for Human Services of the Diocese of Brooklyn, and chief executive officer of Catholic Migration Services, will also serve as deputy chief executive officer of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.
Almost 1,000 immigrants to Brooklyn and Queens joined Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the annual diocesan celebration of World Migration Day, April 30 at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.
Forty-nine people were honored Nov. 1 with papal honors distributed by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights. More than 1,000 people attended the vespers service and conferral of honors.
Representatives of 26 ethnic ministries in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens were honored at the 2015 Shining Star Award Dinner, presented by Catholic Migration Services, this fall.