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.

New Charities Residence Named for Bishop Daily

In a rare public appearance, Bishop Emeritus Thomas V. Daily was present for the dedication April 5 of the new Brooklyn Residence named in his honor sponsored by Catholic Charities.

St. Joseph Honored as Role Model to Haitians

Husband, father, laborer and immigrant – that is how retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq described St. Joseph to more than 500 Haitian Catholics who gathered to honor the patron of the universal Church on his feast day.

Cathedral Prep Marks 100 Years of Greatness

  When the Salve Regina was intoned last Saturday evening at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral in Prospect Heights, about 75 men picked up the chant and didn’t miss a beat for the rest of the hymn. This was their school song, the unofficial anthem of Cathedral Prep, which is marking the 100th anniversary of its establishment […]

An Up-Close View of Co-Cathedral’s Renovations (with slide show)

One of the fun things about being a journalist is that you get to do things that other people do not. Last week, I found myself climbing a seven-story high scaffolding inside St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, to get an up-close look at the restoration of the building. I wasn’t alone. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and […]

Restoring an Image

EverGreene’s chief conservator, Gillian Randell, cleans the face of the Heavenly Father in one of 13 historic murals on the ceilings and walls of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights. Before restoration began the figures and rich decoration could hardly be deciphered. The restored murals are now a distinctive feature of St. Joseph’s, which is set […]

Evangelizing Prospect Heights

The newly named Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, held a parish evangelization mission, June 11-23. Thirty nuns, seminarians, deacons and priests of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) spent two weeks knocking on doors, inviting people back to Church. It was the first mission directed by Father Brian Dinkel, IVE, who was ordained […]