World Youth Day pilgrims from Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park, smile in front of a statue of Pope John Paul II in the parish’s gathering space. They will soon head for this celebration of faith in Krakow, Poland.
In the final week before heading to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day (WYD), local pilgrims met with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio to pray and go over final preparations. The official diocesan contingent is comprised of 400-pilgrims, including 23 priests and three bishops.
Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski, a native of Poland, is going to World Youth Day (WYD) with 400 pilgrims from Brooklyn and Queens, as well as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros. The bishop sees a deep connection between the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis and celebrating World Youth Day in Krakow, a city rich in history in the southern part of Poland.
Polish-born Father Lukasz Kubiak, 38, always loved the idea of having a big family, but never expected it would include over a million people in a diocese 4,000 miles from home.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian, was celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 27 at St. Matthias Church, Ridgewood, where he had been pastor since 2013.
Bishop DiMarzio received a Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, will ordain two new auxiliary bishops for the Church in Brooklyn and Queens, on Monday, July 20, at 2 p.m., at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights. Pope Francis appointed the Very Reverend James Massa, 54, and the Reverend Canon Witold Mroziewski, 49, as auxiliary bishops in May. Co-consecrating bishops will […]
For Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski, 49, his appointment is another opportunity to serve the diocese he has loved for almost his entire priestly life.
Msgr. Peter Zendzian shares his experiences of how he and then-Father Witold Mroziewski worked together to revive the spiritual life of Our Lady of Czestochowa-St. Casimir parish in 1993.
Msgr. Thomas Machalski – who has worked with then-Father Witold Mroziewski in the Polish Apostolate and the Tribunal – describes him as compassionate and concerned about people’s spiritual well being.