Memorial Mass for the Haitian Earthquake Victims

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,

The earthquake in Haiti has given us much cause to think and pray for the victims of this tragedy in Haiti and for those who suffer because of the loss of their relatives and friends. Perhaps, it also leads us to wonder why earthquakes occur. From a scientific view, seismologists can tell us how and why they happen. That is not a satisfactory answer because, somehow, we view natural disasters as part of the problem of evil that humankind has struggled to understand since its very beginning. Read more »

Bishop DiMarzio to Celebrate Mass for the Victims of the Haitian Earthquake


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2010.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, will celebrate a Memorial Mass of Remembrance for the Victims of the Haitian earthquake at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn on Friday February 12, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. The Most Reverend Guy Sansariq, Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn and the first Haitian born Bishop to be consecrated in the United States will preach the sermon. Read more »