In less than three months, Father Gill and Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Windsor Terrace, skyrocketed past their initial goal of $380,000 to raise $605,745.
St. Mel’s parish, Flushing, is celebrating its 75th anniversary and the success of its Generations of Faith fundraising drive.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) parish in Astoria, underwent the pilot phase of the Generations of Faith capital campaign which began in the Diocese of Brooklyn in early 2015
At Bishop Mugavero Residence for Retired Priests in Douglaston, there are currently 37 priests and bishops who have served their ministry for the Diocese of Brooklyn for a total of 1,907 years, ranging from 38 years ordained to 70 – an average of 53 years.
The third and final block of the Generations of Faith capital campaign in the Diocese of Brooklyn kicked off with a reception on Tuesday, May 17, at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.
“Make sure whatever your parish goals are that you have your parish council and finance committee behind you. Take risks and follow them.”
Holy Family parish in Canarsie is one of the most diverse parishes in the diocese, welcoming worshippers of 51 ethnicities speaking 36 different languages – some of these parishioners speaking English as their third language!
On behalf of the people, parishes and programs that will benefit from Generations of Faith, I express my sincere gratitude and offer special Easter blessings to all.
As the pilot parish fund disbursement process is now underway in the diocese’s Generations of Faith campaign, the first group of pilot parishes were highlighted in last week’s edition of The Tablet.
Father Juan Gonzalez, S.M., wondered how his parishioners at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise Church in Prospect Lefferts Gardens would react to the Generations of Faith Campaign. Their response? “Enthusiasm and a lot of faith,” of course.