The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend was an emotional one for Father Mark Bristol as he was sworn in as the U.S. Navy’s newest chaplain.
Excitement reigned as 18 permanent deacons and one transitional deacon were ordained May 25 at St. Joseph’s Co- Cathedral, Brooklyn, by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Strength prevailed on May 18 when students arrived at their school to walk in Xaverian’s first annual “Clippers Chasing Cures” cancer awareness walk, inspired by kids like them. Cancer-free and dressed in gold T-shirts, they stood alongside family and friends in blue who supported them through treatment after treatment.
The Religion Bee, sponsored by book publisher William H. Sadlier Inc., in collaboration with the diocesan Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis, consists of competitions on three levels: local, regional and the Final Diocesan Religion Bee.
Scenes from the ordinations of priests celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at St. Joseph’s Co Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on June 3.
The Diocese of Brooklyn is quite unique. It is the smallest, in terms of territory, in the United States and yet, it is the most densely populated. It shares the boundaries of its city with an archdiocese – one of the few places in the world where that happens. So it was only appropriate that […]
At two recent full-day orientation sessions, the diocesan Pastoral Institute welcomed 80 new participants for the Lay Ministry Program. Coming from parishes across the diocese, lay leaders embark on a three-year course of intellectual, spiritual, human and pastoral formation that will prepare them for service in their parishes. Thirty-nine will follow the Spanish-language track, while […]
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This article is written on the eve of the Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. As we await his arrival from Cuba, we express our hopes that his visit to our Nation will bring about a better understanding of human dignity and the need for […]
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, To be called to be a successor of the Apostles is a great honor, but also a great responsibility. During the week of July 5, the two Bishops-elect, James Massa and Witold Mroziewski, and I spent a week on retreat at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie.
Three men who are studying outside the diocese were ordained transitional deacons by Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto on May 30.