Parishes, Schools Honored For Giving the Gift of Life

On May 2, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the New York Blood Center recognized the parishes, schools and individuals in Brooklyn and Queens who made significant contributions to the 2016 blood drive campaign.

Missionary Disciples

The diocesan evangelization plan, “The Joy of Encountering Christ – The Family’s Hope,” calls members of parishes, families and the diocese to work collaboratively as missionary disciples in building up the Body of Christ.

Flushing to Whitestone Is Path for Good Friday

Close to 1,000 Italian-Americans participated in the annual Good Friday street procession in Whitestone. This year, the evening program began for the first time at St. Mel’s Church, Flushing, and concluded at St. Luke’s Church, Whitestone.

Welcoming New Catholics

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio baptized 10 people at St. Leo’s Church, Corona, during the Easter Vigil service. He also confirmed 55.

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.