Msgr. Kieran Harrington of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been named the new national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples made the appointment. Msgr. Harrington will succeed Father Andrew Small, OMI, who is completing his second five-year term.
The Third Annual Great Diocesan Read-Aloud (GDRA) was another success across the Diocese of Brooklyn. Guest speakers, including authors, clergy members, first responders, and congresswomen, virtually visited 30 diocesan classes to read their favorite stories to the students.
From his experience in Iraq in 2018, Monsignor Kieran Harrington doesn’t look at one stop, or moment, from Pope Francis’ trip to Iraq as most significant. Rather, it’s the fact that the Holy Father was there in the first place.
The Christmas tree, decked out in 17,000 red lights and 2,500 ribbons, was lit red, symbolizing the thousands of Christians who are persecuted worldwide every year.
Missionaries from the Institute of the Incarnate Word have been pounding the pavement this September to invite Brooklynites around St. Teresa of Avila, Crown Heights, and Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph’s, Prospect Heights, to church.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will join Jewish and Muslim leaders outside the 90th Precinct stationhouse in Williamsburg to announce their joint contribution of funds for the restoration of two angel statues in front of Our Lady of Consolation Church.
The U.S. Catholic China Bureau will hold a conference at St. John’s University, Jamaica, Aug. 11-13 on the “Experience of the Chinese Catholic Church in the 21st Century.”
Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26, beginning with 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.
Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.
Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26.