New Priests Come From All Walks of Life

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, on Saturday, June 30 at 11 a.m.

Transitional Deacons Ordained for Brooklyn

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordained four men as transitional deacons on their way to priestly ordination at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, on Nov. 4.

Remembering Another B’klyn Auxiliary Bishop

The ordination of a bishop is always a joyous occasion. This past Monday afternoon was no different when two Brooklyn priests – Father James Massa and Witold Mroziewski – were ordained to the episcopacy. Diocesan functions are something like a reunion. There are many people you see only at such events when all the various segments of the diocese are represented.

10 New Priests Will Be Ordained in Brooklyn This Weekend

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain 10 men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific Street, Prospect Heights, on Saturday morning. You can watch it live on NET TV at 10:30 a.m. “These devoted men are truly a blessing to our Diocese. Their deep faith and different […]

New Priests Are Committed to Sacrifice

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Our priesthood Ordinations this year have been blessed with 10 men, seven of whom were born in the United States and three who have come to us from other countries, one of whom came to our Diocese when he was seven years old. Truly, we are blessed to have representations from all of the major ethnic groups which make up this great and complex diocese here in Brooklyn and Queens. We are also blessed to have these men who pledge to follow their vocation to the priesthood.

TV Coverage of Ordinations

NET-TV will provide live coverage of the ordinations to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio on Saturday, May 23, at 11 a.m. Co-hosts for this special presentation will be Ed Wilkinson, Editor of The Tablet, and Deacon Kevin McCormack, principal of Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge. NET-TV can be seen on Ch. 97 of Time […]

13 New Priests for the Diocese

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordained 13 men as priests of the diocese to serve in Brooklyn and Queens on June 28 at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.  

Ed Wilkinson

A Diverse Class of New Priests for the Diocese

This year’s priestly ordination ceremony had to be one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the church calendar. It’s not often that a diocese can boast about ordaining more priests for a single year than any other diocese or archdiocese in the country. But that was the case in Brooklyn this year.

Trials Prepare Deacon For Ordination Day

Fully aware that being a disciple of Christ means embracing the cross, Francisco Hernández stood before Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros and bound himself to Church service as a permanent deacon.

Meet Our New Priests

Photos, brief biographies and details of the first Masses of thanksgiving of the men.