During the pandemic, the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph became the base for live-streaming Masses in multiple languages. A state-of-the-art broadcast studio was part of renovations following Pope Benedict XVI’s designating the co-cathedral title in 2013.
In Guatemalan households, at Christmas, the most important item is not the Christmas tree; it’s the Nativity scene.
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The time-honored ritual of recreating the act of Jesus Christ washing the feet of His disciples during the Last Supper was the highlight of the Holy Thursday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on April 14.
For Jessica Figueroa, there was only one way to get into the spirit of Holy Week: being among the scores of Catholics from the Diocese of Brooklyn’s large and vibrant Hispanic community who celebrated Palm Sunday in a procession led by Bishop Robert Brennan.
There are many Catholics who, if they’re being honest, would admit that they rarely, if ever, go to confession. And the reason wouldn’t be because they feared the priest might divulge the sins they confessed to someone else.
An iconic symbol of Irish Catholicism offers a sobering reminder about faith in New York City as well as on the Emerald Isle.
Immediately following the 8 a.m. Mass every weekday morning at the Co_Cathedral of St. Jospeh, Father Christopher Heanue, the co-cathedral rector, leads a devotional prayer — a different prayer each day.
Father Christopher Heanue recently served his final Masses as administrator of Holy Child Jesus Church, bidding farewell to hundreds of parishioners who came to wish him well. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio recently announced a new assignment for him — rector-pastor of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.
On the evening of June 5, 2006, Msgr. Octavio Cisneros, my college seminary rector, asked if I would be available to drive him somewhere the next day. He said that he would have too much on his mind to drive himself and didn’t want to get in an accident. Little did I know then that I would be driving him to the announcement of his nomination as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, along with Msgr. Sansaricq and Msgr. Caggiano.