Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York will be the main celebrant at a Mass on Sunday, Aug. 14, to mark the 200th Anniversary of the establishment of St. James Parish in Downtown Brooklyn — which later became the Cathedral Basilica of St. James.
Bishop Robert Brennan traveled to Ten Mile River Scout Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, on July 20 to visit with a group of scouts from the New York City area.
Of all the many memories of his episcopal ordination, the one that stands out to Bishop Robert Brennan is the traditional singing of the Litany of the Saints as he lay prostrate in the sanctuary of St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.
It was a big day at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James on July 25 as three milestones were celebrated at the noon Mass.
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School hosted Bishop Robert Brennan on May 17 for a day with faculty and students.
Bishop Robert Brennan marked his 60th birthday on June 7.
Bishop Robert Brennan and the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC) led an interfaith prayer service on Sunday, June 5, at Immaculate Conception Church for victims of the recent mass shooting around the country.
Three men on Saturday, June 4 added the title of “Father” to their names, and learning their parishes parish assignments in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Their ordination ceremony was the first for Bishop Robert Brennan since he was installed late last year.
One week after the discovery of the desecration and burglary of St. Augustine’s tabernacle, Bishop Robert Brennan will bless the church as part of a Penitential Rite of Reparation that will take place during St. Augustine’s 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 4.
Bishop Earl Fernandes beamed his trademark smile Tuesday, May 31 throughout his ordination and installation as the new shepherd for the Diocese of Columbus. He succeeds Bishop Robert Brennan who left Columbus to lead the Diocese of Brooklyn.