Let Them Speak: New Chapters

As the temperatures continue to rise and the cold winter jackets disappear into the back of our closets, a clear distinction in fact arises: Summer is truly here.

New Priests Come From All Walks of Life

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, on Saturday, June 30 at 11 a.m.

Jubilarian Priests Celebrate Annual Chrism Mass

Each year, priests who are celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination and who serve in Brooklyn and Queens, are invited to be among the special concelebrants of the Chrism Mass during Holy Week. Above, jubilarians Msgr. Steven Aguggia, Father Astor Rodriguez, C.M., pastor of St. John the Baptist, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Father Jean Miguel Auguste. • • […]

Dominicans Celebrate Feast Of Our Lady of Altagracia

Bishop Antonio Camilo González, bishop emeritus of La Vega, Dominican Republic, celebrated the diocesan Mass Jan. 21 in honor of Our Lady of Altagracia at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Prospect Heights.

Winter Storm Interrupts Diocesan, Parish Life

The arctic temperatures, harsh winds and snow that visited the diocese before and during Epiphany weekend canceled events, closed schools and brought down Mass attendance somewhat, but did not bring too much long-term damage according to a sample of parishes interviewed.

Year-End Thoughts

Given the finite nature of time, the choices and decisions that we make to spend this time becomes crucial. The new year stands before us for the taking. The question is will you?

Diocese Puts Bishop Ford On Road to Sainthood

The public phase in the process to make Brooklyn-born Bishop Francis X. Ford a saint has begun. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio formally announced the opening of the cause at a Mass Dec. 3.

Preserving Sacred Space in Brooklyn

Msgr. Kieran Harrington, rector of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights; Father Gerard Sauer, pastor of St. Mel’s, Flushing; and Father Jun Hee Lee, parochial vicar at St. Mel’s, participated in the blessing of EverGreene Architectural Arts‘ new studios in Industry City.

A Christmas Concert in C Major

The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture presents A Christmas Concert in C Major (excerpts) and selections from Handel’s Messiah, performed by The Schiller Institute New York City Chorus at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Dec. 16.