Hundreds of people took a big step in her journey to becoming Catholics by taking part in the Rite of Election on Sunday, Feb. 26 — a time-honored tradition that takes place annually on the first Sunday of Lent and signifies the fact that those who are to be baptized — called catechumens — have been chosen, or elected, by the Church.
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Diocese of Brooklyn Names Deacon Andrew Mastrangelo New Director of Immaculate Conception Center
The Diocese of Brooklyn has announced that Deacon Andrew T. Mastrangelo has been appointed as the new Director of the Immaculate Conception Center located in Douglaston, New York. Deacon Andrew Mastrangelo replaces Deacon Stanley Galazin whose retirement took effect on August 31, 2022, after serving 19 years in this role.
‘We Are Celebrating Special Milestones In Our Journey’
A collective 6,780 years of service to God was celebrated on Saturday, May 7, as women and men religious from the Diocese of Brooklyn gathered at Immaculate Conception Center for their Jubilee Mass.
Only In Print: Jeremiah Project Retreat Gives Teenage Boys A Taste of Seminary Life
The COVID-19 pandemic put a temporary halt to in-person retreats. Now, they’re starting up again.
A Time for Discernment: Vocation Retreat With Bishop DiMarzio
When 17-year-old Anthony Longo walks through the doors at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, Queens, he feels instantly at home.
Around the School Bell: November 16, 2019
Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S. in East Elmhurst commissioned 16 students as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at their All Saints/All Souls liturgy. The celebrant was Father Jose Diaz from St. Leo’s in Corona.
Deceased Clergy of Diocese Remembered at Annual Mass
After Mass, Bishop DiMarzio and six auxiliary bishops prayed in the downstairs crypt at the Immaculate Conception Center for the 16 diocesan priests and deacons who have died within the past year and for the souls of all the clergy who have gone before.
Diocesan Schools Tout ‘Trifecta’
The conference provided an opportunity for Catholic schools in the Brooklyn Diocese to promote three of their attributes: They are affordable for many low-income families because of scholarships; they outperform public schools academically; and they teach faith-based values.
Bishop DiMarzio Honors Donors to Annual Appeal
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio recognized “Court of Honor” donors to the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Annual Catholic Appeal in a celebration Sept. 14 at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.
Diocese’s Best and Brightest are Back in School
The 2019-2020 academic school year in the diocese begins officially on Sept. 4. Almost 21,000 students have enrolled in 75 Catholic academies or parish schools in Brooklyn or Queens.