Parishioners and staff at St. Catharine of Alexandria Parish in Borough Park are celebrating completion of a $1.3 million renovation to the nearly 100-year-old bell tower at the church.
Emily Feliciano, the mother of Father Freddy Cintron, pastor of St. Catharine of Alexandria parish, Borough Park, died Nov. 29.
Following an hour-long prayer service at St. Frances de Chantal Church, thousands of Polish-speaking Catholics took to the streets of Borough Park bringing both a literal and spiritual light of the Cross into the night.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Matthew J. Pomilio, a senior priest of the diocese, was celebrated March 29 at St. Hyacinth Church, Glen Head, L.I.
After having collectively ministered in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 60 years, seven foreign-born priests have begun the new year as official priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has embarked on a journey that will take him to each of the 22 newly formed parish deaneries during this pastoral year, 2016-2017. A deanery is a grouping of parishes near one another that cooperate and work together on special projects.
Carl Joseph Minieri, 90, who lived in Brooklyn until five years ago, died June 27 in Las Vegas, where he had been residing.
Seven of the men who are celebrating their 25th anniversaries as priests were ordained by Bishop Thomas V. Daily on June 1, 1991. Details of the other ordinations are included in these brief biographies.
Young adults from the Jornada Movement at St. Catharine of Alexandria Church led a realistic Way of the Cross through the streets of Borough Park on Good Friday. After the two-hour procession, Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros joined the parish family to preside over the afternoon liturgy.
St. Catharine of Alexandria School, Borough Park, alumnus Nicholas Fialo reflects on the ministry of the Sisters of the Religious Sacred Heart of Mary, who are leaving the parish after 110 years of service.