For Msgr. Ron Marino, his 45th anniversary Mass of thanksgiving was a family affair.
For almost 40 years, Msgr. Marino has been involved in ministry to immigrants. So it wasn’t unusual that joining his Brooklyn parishioners from Regina Pacis-St. Rosalia, were the faces of people from many different nations.
St. Joseph Chapel and Columbarium is located in the Basilica of Regina Pacis on 65th Street in Bensonhurst.
In a continued effort to honor those who have sacrificed for the good of St. Rosalia Church, Bensonhurst, Msgr. Ronald Marino, is making sure the religious artifacts from the now-closed church find a suitable new home.
Msgr. Ronald Marino led prayers to Mother Teresa in St. Joseph’s Chapel of the Columbarium beneath Regina Pacis Basilica, prior to the celebration of her feast in the upper church.
Mauro Apollonio, father of Rev. Mr. Nicholas Apollonio, who will be ordained to the diocesan priesthood June 3, died May 22 in Italy.
Italian-born Father Nicholas Apollonio, 33, gave up on God after a family tragedy, but God never gave up on him.
By day, he’s a soft-spoken Community Liaison Police Officer for the 61st Precinct in Brooklyn. By night, he’s the ferocious Brooklyn Bulldog who takes on all challengers in the ring for the East Coast Wrestling Conference.
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.
Standing in front of the altar where they celebrated the sacrament of marriage, NYPD officer Richard Joseph Galletta and his wife Lisa took a moment to reflect on the saint after whom he was named.
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.