Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay, pastor of St. Brigid’s parish in Wyckoff Heights, Brooklyn, died of coronavirus this Friday.
Four more confirmed coronavirus cases related to the diocese of Brooklyn and Queen’s churches were announced March 21.
The press office of the Diocese of Brooklyn informed that a parishioner who attended Mass last Sunday at a church in Queens has tested positive to coronavirus.
Two love stories that show how the sacrament of marriage and married life can flourish in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
In preparing to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said part of his message came from the pastor of St. Peter’s Church in Lower Manhattan.
Police are still searching for a man suspected of break-ins at three Catholic churches in Queens as well as of break-ins at three other churches and three commercial buildings, the New York Post reported.
Missionaries from the Institute of the Incarnate Word have been pounding the pavement this September to invite Brooklynites around St. Teresa of Avila, Crown Heights, and Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph’s, Prospect Heights, to church.
Fourteen years after the Diocese of Brooklyn began to offer programs in parishes and schools to prevent abuse of minors, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed “Erin’s Law” on Aug. 29, requiring public schools in New York state to have a similar program.
Steady rain didn’t stop the celebration of Caribbean culture along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights on Labor Day. And the Catholic community was near the front of the West Indian Day Parade on Sept. 2 to proclaim their Caribbean Catholic culture and religion and invite others to join them.
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.