Msgr. Quinn, a Candidate For Sainthood, Is Honored

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is scheduled to meet with Pope Francis in mid-November, and at that time, the bishop will present the diocesan investigation into Msgr. Quinn’s cause to the Congregation for the Cause of Saints at the Vatican. Next, the congregation will open its own investigation to consider Msgr. Quinn for the title of venerable, the second of four steps on the road to sainthood.

Father Mark Bristol

For Brooklyn-born Father Mark Bristol, 31, the call to priesthood flowed and ebbed while in the U.S. Navy. Ultimately, he discerned God was calling him to be a fisher of men.

Tablet TALK: Keeping Msgr. Quinn’s Memory Alive

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights two new relics in Hollis, an upcoming Marian observance in Middle Village, a visiting Nigerian bishop in Brooklyn, the winners of an anti-litter contest and much more.

Msgr. Quinn’s Anniversary

The 76th anniversary Mass commemorating the death of Servant of God Msgr. Bernard J. Quinn will be celebrated Saturday, April 2, at 1 p.m. at St. Brigid’s Church, Westbury, L.I. Msgr. Quinn, whose cause for sainthood is being considered the Vatican, was the founder of St. Peter Claver parish, Bedford-Stuyvesant; St. Benedict the Moor parish, […]

Interest in Quinn Grows

Dear Editor: In reference to your splendid coverage (April 18) of Msgr. Bernard J. Quinn’s memorial Mass, please note that the majority of  persons attending it were from diverse parishes from the Brooklyn and Rockville Centre Dioceses and not just from St. Peter Claver Church. The Cause for Father Quinn’s canonization has thus moved beyond […]

Parishioners from St. Peter Claver at Msgr. Quinn's grave

Visiting a Saintly Site

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a Mass to observe the 75th anniversary of the death of Msgr. Bernard Quinn, a Brooklyn priest whose cause for sainthood is being studied at the Vatican. The bishop and a contingent of parishioners from St. Peter Claver, Bedford-Stuyvesant, processed to Msgr. Quinn’s burial site for a prayer service. For the […]

Claverites Think Their Pastor Was a Saint

It’s been 75 years since the death of Msgr. Bernard Quinn, the founder of St. Peter Claver parish in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and the founder of Little Flower Camp in Wading River, L.I. His legacy is such that people believe he was a saint and his cause for canonization is currently before the Congregation of the Saints […]