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.

After Corporate Life, Time for Acts of Mercy

Patrick Morgan promotes the Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center’s mission, helping families overcome negative influences that impact their well-being and self-sufficiency.

Bushwick Parish Hosts City ID Card Center

St. Brigid Church in Bushwick opened a temporary enrollment site for IDNYC, a free identification card for New York City residents. The center will remain open until May 22.

CMS’s Town Hall in Woodside

Catholic Migration Services held a Queens Town Hall on Right to Counsel April 30 at St. Sebastian Parish Center, Woodside. Communities around Queens gathered to discuss their experiences in going to housing court without representation, and how the proposed bill, Intro. 214, will eliminate this hustle in eviction proceedings if passed into law. Over 130 […]

Flushing Church More Than Place to Worship

Spanish-language workshops at St. Ann Church in Flushing have touched on home safety, domestic violence, health and elderly care, emergency preparedness, immigration law and more.