Borno Brothers ‘Band’ Together for Haiti

Father St. Charles Borno, pastor at Church of the Holy Innocent and Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush, has joined with his nine brothers to produce an album of Haitian-style worship music. The album is called “Chwazi Jezi” (“Choose Jesus”).

Bishop Sansaricq Is Honored on His 85th Birthday

Retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy A. Sansaricq was honored on Oct. 5 by the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Haitian Apostolate at Our Lady of Miracles, Canarsie, for his 85th birthday and for his nearly 60 years of service as a priest.

Flatbush Parish Hosts National Haitian Youth Rally

Energetic youth from across the eastern seaboard gathered at Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush Feb. 23 to participate in the annual Youth Rally sponsored by The National Center of the Haitian Apostolate and The Brooklyn Haitian Ministry. The 2019 theme was “Lead and Be Fruitful.”

Celebrating Haitian Independence

The Haitian community celebrated the 212th anniversary of its homeland’s independence Jan. 1 with a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Crown Heights.

St. Joseph Honored as Role Model to Haitians

Husband, father, laborer and immigrant – that is how retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq described St. Joseph to more than 500 Haitian Catholics who gathered to honor the patron of the universal Church on his feast day.

Local Haitians Celebrate Day of Independence

More than 700 Haitians gathered for a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Jan. 1 to celebrate the Feast of Mary, Mother of God, and to mark Haiti’s 211th anniversary of independence from France. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was the main celebrant of the liturgy that was offered in Haitian-Creole. The homily was […]