Catholic Missionaries Hit the Streets in Brooklyn to Evangelize

Missionaries from the Institute of the Incarnate Word have been pounding the pavement this September to invite Brooklynites around St. Teresa of Avila, Crown Heights, and Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph’s, Prospect Heights, to church.

Co-Cathedral Hosts ‘Rock-A-Thon’ for African Missions

A chilly Sunday morning wasn’t going to stop the determined volunteers who were rocking outside of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedal, Nov. 4. That’s because for the second year in a row, the Prospect Heights faithful were going to put on a show for those who were willing to give a donation for the missions in Africa.

Poles Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Independence

One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.

United by the Rosary

Schoolchildren from around the diocese learned about the Blessed Mother as they prayed the rosary in union with each other and Auxiliary Bishop James Massa at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Oct. 3.

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.

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.