Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated Holy Thursday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James in Downtown Brooklyn while Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros celebrated at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill which were just part of the many celebrations around the diocese.
A guide to Holy Week and Easter Sunday services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
Holy Week events that took place throughout the diocese.
Residents of Glendale and Ridgewood marked Good Friday with a solemn street procession.
The traditional washing of the feet, done in imitation of Jesus’ washing the feet of the Apostles at the Last Supper, is part of the Holy Thursday liturgy.
St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus parish, Greenpoint, took part in the Good Friday celebrations happening across the diocese and around the world with an emotional performance of the Stations of the Cross through the streets of the neighborhood.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio participated in the annual Way of the Cross through the streets of Bensonhurst.
Easter Liturgies were celebrated all over the diocese.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan joined Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and members of the Communion and Liberation movement for the beginning of the Stations of the Cross at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn, on Good Friday morning.
I HAVE ALWAYS loved Holy Week. As I anticipate the next few days, I am recalling some experiences that I have had of Holy Week in years past. All are fond memories.