The Diocese of Brooklyn has found allegations of sexual abuse against minors by two priests in the diocese during the 1970s to be credible and dismissed allegations against two other priests.
Camp Felix is a monthlong overnight summer camp in Putnam Valley, N.Y., about an hour’s drive north of New York City. It was co-founded 14 years ago by the New York Foundling, one of the state’s oldest and largest child welfare human service agencies. It was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1869.
It’s been just over a year since Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt of Mill Basin died from cancer, but the investigation into making her an ocial saint of the Catholic Church has already started with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s blessing.
“Why me?” That’s the question Msgr. David Cassato, pastor of St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst, said he asked when he was told that he had been selected as a chairman’s honoree for the Josephine Foundation Follow Your Dreams dinner on June 21 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y.
Eight deacons from across the diocese gathered at Holy Name of Jesus in Windsor Terrace to serve Mass of Thanksgiving for newly ordained Deacon GerryDevine.
For the second straight year, Brian Long has been inducted as the President of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, a lay organization of the Brooklyn Diocese that promotes the interests of the Church.
On June 16, the day Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio submitted his resignation to the Vatican as required by every bishop when they turn 75, the Brooklyn bishop celebrated Mass at St. Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst.
The church had five Sunday Masses scheduled, but no parishioners were inside the building at the time of the fire.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was honored at the New York Society of the John Paul II
Foundation’s banquet on June 2 at Princess Manor in Greenpoint for his 75th birthday and for
his work in the Diocese of Brooklyn,
The CHSAA hosted its 34th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony May 30 at the Inwood Country Club.