Rent Guideline Board Hearing

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.

Catholic Migration Services Presents Its Shining Stars

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.

Fathers from Afar Aid Diocese During Summer

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.”

Father Keating Named Deputy CEO of Catholic Charities

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.

Unity, Diversity: Theme of Migration Day Mass

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.

Papal Honors Bestowed At Co-Cathedral

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.

Shining Star Award Dinner 2015

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.

These Are the Stars of Diocese of Immigrants

For the past 12 years, the Shining Stars Awards dinner has been conducted by the diocesan Catholic Migration Services to honor the contributions to the Church and community by immigrants. It has become so popular that each year there are now two dinners to accommodate all the people who want to attend.