After Bishop Robert Brennan of Columbus missed the annual Bishop’s Golf Classic reception recognizing a student who drew artwork for the event’s program, he paid her a visit at school to extend his congratulations.
Whether it was Mass, reconciliation, or other campus ministry events, the frequent presence of Bishop Robert Brennan at The Ohio State University reaffirmed to senior Matthew Turek the high regard the Church holds for college Catholics.
The Archbishop of New York’s simple message for the incoming Bishop of Brooklyn: Welcome back, it’s going to be great working with you.
Before the Oct. 2 kickoff of the Pontifical College Josephinum “Mud Bowl” — an annual flag football game between seminarians — Bishop Robert Brennan of Columbus jogged across the field to lead the opening prayer.
Today, I am happy to offer some ideas on the transition and the responsibility between myself as Seventh Bishop of Brooklyn and Bishop Robert Brennan, newly appointed as the Eighth Bishop of Brooklyn.
When Saul Buitron reflects on Bishop Robert Brennan’s impact on the Hispanic Catholic community in the Diocese of Columbus, the phrase that comes to mind is “it’s been a dream come true.”
A friend, a brother and a real mentor is how New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan describes Diocese of Brooklyn’s Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Members of the New York Police Department, including Commissioner Dermot Shea, were among the first to welcome Bishop-designate Robert Brennan to Brooklyn and Queens on Sept. 29.
Bishop-designate Robert Brennan stops and speaks with local news outlets at St. Saviour Church, Park Slope.
We come together today to initiate the Synodal process in the Diocese in Brooklyn and Queens. The concept of Synod is nothing new to the Church. In the Acts of the Apostles, we see the first council, the Council of Jerusalem, where the people came together to discern the question of how new non-Jewish Christians should be initiated into the Church.