Deacon Thimote Cherelus was a small-business owner in his hometown, Port-au- Prince, Haiti, so he understands balancing profits with overhead and payroll.
Diocese of Brooklyn
19 Men Ordained Deacons During Mass at Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph
Nineteen men of faith took a major step in their lives when they were ordained permanent deacons in the Diocese of Brooklyn by Bishop Robert Brennan at a Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on Saturday, May 27.
Diocesan Students Outscore Public School Counterparts in Reading
When Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York City’s public schools will be revamping the way they teach children to read and bringing back phonics, you couldn’t blame principals in the Diocese of Brooklyn if they chuckled a little. Catholic schools have been using the tried-and-true method for years.
Bishop Brennan Gives Commencement Invocation at St. John’s, His Alma Mater
On May 20, 1984, 21-year-old Robert Brennan graduated summa cum laude during the commencement exercise at St. John’s University in Queens. Fast forward to May 21, 2023, and now Bishop Robert Brennan was back at St. John’s, but this time to give his first commencement invocation as the bishop of the diocese.
Amityville Sisters Built a Legacy Starting From Brooklyn Origins
Their religious order is called the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, but they have ties to the Diocese of Brooklyn that date back to the mid-19th century.
Sisters of Charity Served Brooklyn Before There Was Even a Diocese
The Sisters of Charity of New York, who announced in April they would no longer accept new members, enjoyed a long history of service in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Joy, Sadness Mingle at Final Convocation for Cathedral Seminary House of Formation
Bittersweetness prevailed Saturday, May 13, as bishops, a cardinal, priests, seminarians, and their families assembled for the Class of 2023 convocation at Cathedral Seminary House of Formation. The event honored seven seminarians who are receiving bachelor’s or master’s degrees at upcoming commencement ceremonies.
From ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to ‘Blue Bloods,’ Diocese Churches Being Featured in Movies and Television
What could be more appropriate, from a Catholic perspective, than a television series about a close-knit, devout Irish Catholic family that says grace around the dinner table and attends church in their neighborhood?
New Catholics Join the Faithful: ‘Great Way to Start My Journey’
New Catholics, having received sacraments of initiation at Easter Vigils Saturday, came to Easter Mass Sunday, brimming with the excitement of new beginnings and ready to serve the Church.
Diocese of Brooklyn Welcomes 381 New Catholics During Easter Vigil
The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph was engulfed in darkness on the night of April 8, Holy Saturday, but not to worry. It would soon be filled with the light of Jesus Christ. For this was the Easter Vigil.