Photos from 2021 Holy Week celebrations and services that took place in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Living and preaching the Gospel always involves embracing “the cross,” whether it be in the form of misunderstanding, hostility or outright persecution, Pope Francis told Rome priests gathered for the chrism Mass.
The following is the full text to Pope Francis’ homily at the 2021 Chrism Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.
The brotherhood of priests and their common devotion to Jesus Christ was a thread running through the Chrism Mass that took place Holy Tuesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.
The holy oils used throughout the year in the Diocese of Brooklyn for baptisms, confirmations, ordinations of priests and other milestone events will be blessed by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Chrism Mass on March 30.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio touched on the COVID-19 pandemic in his homily during the annual Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral on June 19.
The Diocese of Brooklyn announced Friday that the Chrism Mass this year will be celebrated on June 19, 2020, at 7:30 PM, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, depending on circumstances at that time.
During the annual Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio blessed the holy oils that will be used to administer the sacraments throughout the diocese during the coming year.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This is the full text of Bishop DiMarzio’s homily from the Chrism Mass celebrated at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Tuesday, March 22.
Scenes from the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral include Bishop DiMarzio mixing Chrism oil; Deacon Marcial Thomas, who will be ordained a priest in June, presents the Chrism oil to Bishop DiMarzio; priests of the diocese renew their promises; and more.