Following surgery to remove a benign meningioma brain tumor, Brooklyn-born Bishop Gerald Barbarito is doing well and was out of intensive care as of late Tuesday, according to the website of the Diocese of Palm Beach, Fla.
The diocese’s Communications Office posted this notice on its website on Feb. 2: “Bishop Barbarito is out of surgery and is resting in the recovery room at the hospital. He underwent a difficult and long, seven-hour surgery this afternoon but we are pleased to report that the surgery was a success. Praise God!
“Thank you all for your prayers. They are very much appreciated. We ask for your continued prayers for Bishop Barbarito’s speedy and full recovery.”
Cards for the bishop may be sent to the following address: Bishop Babarito, Diocese of Palm Beach, 9995 N. Military Trail, P.O. Box 109650, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410-9650. Emails may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Barbarito shared news of his surgery with his diocese on Jan. 30.