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”).
The violence that has been rocking Haiti for weeks is being watched warily by Haitian-American Catholics in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
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.
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.”
Three men, one from Ghana, one from Haiti and one from the Philippines, officially joined the ranks of the priesthood of the Diocese of Brooklyn on Feb. 24.
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.
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.
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 […]
Haitians from around the diocese gathered at Our Lady of Refuge Church, Flatbush, to celebrate 209 years of independence of the first free black republic in the world.