B’klyn Prayers Offered For Quake Victims

Four days after a deadly earthquake struck central Italy, prayers for the victims and their families were offered inside Brooklyn’s oldest Italian church.

Diocesan Assignments June 18, 2016

PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Robert Ambalathingal, from pastor of St. Pius V, Jamaica, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, while remaining coordinator of ministry to the Indian-Latin immigrants, effective June 30.   NON-INCARDINATED Rev. Felix Sanchez, from parochial vicar of St. Joseph, Astoria, to administrator of St. Pius V, Jamaica, effective June […]

Father Jaroslaw Szeraszewicz

Four days before his 36th birthday, Father Jaroslaw Szeraszewicz will follow in the footsteps of his hero, Pope St. John Paul II, and be ordained to the priesthood.

Carroll Gardens Parish Marks Its 150th Year

Auxiliary Bishop James Massa joined the community of Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s Church in Carroll Gardens to celebrate the parish’s patron saint, St. Stephen, and its 150th anniversary on Jan. 17.

New Officers for Pastoral Council

The Diocesan Pastoral Council has announced a new slate of officers. At its June 16th meeting, Annmarie McLaughlin of Sacred Heart parish, Bayside, was elected chairperson and Christopher Iasiello of Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens, is now the new vice-chair. The new executive secretary is Helene Cirrincione from St. Bernard parish, Mill Basin. Iasiello also […]

Brooklynites Rediscover Italian Roots

Carroll Gardens Parishioners Go on Pilgrimage to Land of Their Ancestors Parishioners of Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens, led by their pastor Msgr. Guy Massie, returned on pilgrimage to the towns and cities in Italy from which their ancestors and founders had emigrated more than 100 years ago. “It was a journey to reconnect with […]