Review Board Concludes Investigations of Priests

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.

Catholic Nonprofit Sends Kids in Need to Summer Camp

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.

Msgr. Cassato Honored as Priest, Pastor and Chaplain

“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.

Deacons Gather for Mass of Thanksgiving

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.

Bishop Celebrates 75th Birthday in Bensonhurst

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.

Bishop DiMarzio Honored at John Paul II Foundation Dinner

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,