Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited Catholic Charities’ SS. Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coney Island to rededicate its chapel with a new altar that was donated from St. Catharine of Alexandria’s lower church in Borough Park.
The Diocese of Brooklyn and Father Dariusz Blicharz made it official June 28 at a small ceremony in the chapel at diocesan headquarters in Park Slope.
During this Holy Year of Mercy, the faithful in Brooklyn joined Catholics throughout the world in responding to a request Jesus made through St. Faustina. Jesus promised great graces to anyone who trusts in His Mercy, especially through veneration of this image.
Three men, one from Ghana, one from Haiti and one from the Philippines, officially joined the ranks of the priesthood of the Diocese of Brooklyn on Feb. 24.