Only in Print: Monsignors Officially Celebrate Papal Honor

Six months ago, Pope Francis conferred the title “Chaplain of His Holiness” upon nine priests from the Diocese of Brooklyn in recognition of their great contributions during their times of service within the Church.

Invalid Baptisms Possible But Rare

Catholics in the U.S. are learning about a problem most could never anticipate — the idea that a baptism could be invalid. Church leaders in the Diocese of Brooklyn acknowledged that this could happen.

Ordination to the Priesthood: Our Four New Priests

On June 27 at 11 a.m., Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will have laid his hands on the heads of four men
who will promise celibacy, simplicity, obedience, and prayer in service of God’s people. In so doing
they will be ordained priests for the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.

Brotherhood of Priests Pray and Celebrate

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, auxiliary bishops and more than 170 priests gathered at the Immaculate Conception Center May 7, for an afternoon of fraternity, prayer and reflection.

Four New Priests Ordained to Serve Brooklyn and Queens

The new priests are Father Michael F. Falce, Pedro Angucho Lopez, JohnPaul Obiaeri and Edwin A. Ortiz. During the two-hour liturgy in front of a full church, the four men pledged obedience to the Bishop and his successors as they proclaimed that they were ready to serve the people of Brooklyn and Queens.