Msgr. Kieran Harrington Named Director of the National Pontifical Mission Societies

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.

Catholic Missionaries Hit the Streets in Brooklyn to Evangelize

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.

Ready to March

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.

Local Parades Honoring St. Patrick

Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.

Bay Ridge Parade Honorees

Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26.