NEW PASTOR INSTALLED AT HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH IN QUEENS Inbox x

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2019

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NEW PASTOR INSTALLED AT HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH IN QUEENS

            The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, last weekend officially installed Father Sean Suckiel as the 7th Pastor of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, located in the Fresh Meadows section of Queens.

 

“I pray that my time as Pastor of Holy Family, be a time of Invasion of Grace, Hope, and Love for all our parishioners,” said Father Sean Suckiel.

 

Photos of the installation are attached.

Photo #1 features Father Sean and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio along with Mr. and Mrs. Suckiel, the proud parents of the new Pastor.

***MEDIA ADVISORY***QUEENS CATHOLIC ACADEMY TO HOST “CARNAVAL” AND “DENIM DAY”

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2019

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CATHOLIC SCHOOL “CARNAVAL” TO MARK HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Students also to wear jeans as “Denim Day” raises funds for Breast Cancer Research

The Diocese of Brooklyn today is announcing that St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Academy will host a “Carnaval” to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month at the school tomorrow, Friday, October 25, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m., located at 80-22 Parsons Boulevard, in the Jamaica section of Queens.

 

Parents have volunteered to donate food, to create a school food festival for the students, representing cuisines from various Hispanic countries. There will also be brief presentations made to teach the students about the different cultures through lessons about countries including Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Colombia, as well as lessons about a specific dish and dances of Hispanic origin. There will also be student artwork on display which celebrating the Hispanic culture.

Additionally, the school will host “Denim Day” tomorrow, where students will wear jeans and raise money for breast cancer research.  Mr. Robert Lowenberg is the Principal of St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Academy.

 

Members of the media are invited to attend.  To confirm your attendance, please send an email to jquaglione@desalesmedia.org.

QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2019

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QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

            The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing that St. Sebastian Catholic Academy recently hosted a special assembly to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the school located in the Woodside section of Queens.

 

The special event featured students saying prayers and singing songs in Spanish, as well as a Salsa dance performance.  Throughout the last month, the students of St. Sebastian’s focused on Hispanic Heritage Month in their Spanish classes.

 

“At St. Sebastian, we embrace the Hispanic culture of our students.  Our Spanish teacher, Señora McGuire, does a wonderful job introducing the students to the Spanish language and cultural traditions.  During Hispanic Heritage Month, our students learned about the Hispanic culture through art, poetry, music, and dance.  Their hard work and talents shone though during our assembly to close out Hispanic Heritage month,” said Michelle Picarello, Principal of St. Sebastian Catholic Academy.

 

Please find photos of the celebration attached.

 

ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY FUNDRAISER FOR MANDARIN-ENGLISH DUAL-LANGUAGE PROGRAM

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2019

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SAINT MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MANDARIN-ENGLISH DUAL-LANGUAGE PROGRAM

 

Saint Michael’s Catholic Academy, the only Mandarin-English Dual-Language Catholic elementary school in New York State, will host their Fall Gala, tomorrow, Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the Sheraton LaGuardia East, located at 135-20 39th Avenue in Flushing, starting at 6:00 p.m.

 

Hosted by Linda Schmidt, FOX 5 News, the evening’s events will include formal recognition of The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, The Rotary Club of Flushing, and Thomas James for their outstanding commitment to Catholic education in Queens, special student performances, and other exciting activities.

 

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will receive the Saint Michael Archangel Award for his continual support of Catholic elementary education in Flushing and his national advocacy for immigrants in the United States.

 

The Rotary Club of Flushing will receive the Community Leadership Award for their long-standing support of marginalized families in Flushing through acts of charity which include the annual Christmas Party for the families of Saint Michael’s.

 

Mr. Thomas James,  a former faculty member of Saint Michael’s, will be honored with the Excellence in Education Award for his 25 years of parish involvement and outstanding teaching and mentoring within  Catholic school systems in New York and Florida.

 

Proceeds from the raffle and gala will be dedicated to scholarships and financial aid to make it possible for children to attend Saint Michael’s Catholic Academy; a unique Dual-Language Catholic school serving children from PreK through Eighth Grade in the heart of Flushing.

 

Contact information:

Ms. Margaret Mary O’Connell,
Director of Development & Marketing
oconnell@stmichaelsca.org
718.961.0246

***MEDIA ADVISORY**”ART FEST” HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND AT QUEENS CHURCH

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2019

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QUEENS CATHOLIC CHURCH CELEBRATES “ART FEST” THIS WEEKEND

            The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing that Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church will host a parish “Art Fest” this weekend in the Church Hall, located at 215-35 38th Avenue, in the Bayside section of Queens.

 

The event will feature an array of artwork on display including photos, pencil and ink drawings, paintings and hand-crafted items. Among the highlights will be the display of artwork created by parishioner Mary Boyd and 4 generations of her family artistry.

 

The event will take place on Saturday, October 19, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on Sunday, October 20, from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM and again from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

 

Members of the media are encouraged to attend.

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***QUEENS CATHOLIC ACADEMY TO CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2019

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QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PRAY, SING AND SALSA DANCE TO CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

            The Diocese of Brooklyn today is announcing that St. Sebastian Catholic Academy will host a special assembly to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the school this Friday, October 18, 2019, beginning at 8:00 a.m., located at 39-76 58th Street in the Woodside section of Queens.

 

The event will feature students saying prayers and singing songs in Spanish, as well as a Salsa dance performance.  The students of St. Sebastian’s have been learning about Hispanic Heritage Month in their Spanish classes throughout the last month.

 

Members of the media are invited to attend.  To confirm your attendance, please send an email to jquaglione@desalesmedia.org.

STATUE HONORING MOTHER CABRINI PART OF THE COLUMBUS DAY FLOAT SPONSORED BY THE DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2019

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**VIDEO: COLUMBUS DAY PARADE/DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN MOTHER CABRINI FLOAT**
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STATUE HONORING MOTHER CABRINI PART OF THE COLUMBUS DAY FLOAT SPONSORED BY THE DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN

 

The Diocese of Brooklyn featured a Mother Cabrini statue aboard their float today at the 2019 New York City Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.

The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn rode on the float, boarding in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Mother Cabrini recently received the most nominations in the “She Built NYC” competition, which aims to build more statues honoring women. But despite earning this top ranking, a public statue honoring her life was not chosen as part of the City’s current plans.

Today, Governor Cuomo announced his support for a new memorial to honor Mother Cabrini; a State Commission that will work with the Columbus Citizens Foundation, the Diocese of Brooklyn and others to site and fund the new statue.

“I welcome the assistance the Governor is promising in erecting a statue for Mother Cabrini, which we hope is a monument to her for her work on behalf of immigrants. We will work with Governor Cuomo’s office to make it happen,” said Bishop DiMarzio.

 

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STATUE HONORING MOTHER CABRINI TO BE PART OF THE COLUMBUS DAY FLOAT SPONSORED BY THE DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2019

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STATUE HONORING MOTHER CABRINI TO BE PART OF THE COLUMBUS DAY FLOAT SPONSORED BY THE DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN

 

The Diocese of Brooklyn today announced that it will be featuring a Mother Cabrini statue aboard their float which will be part of the 2019 New York City Columbus Day Parade, on Monday, October 14, 2019, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

 

The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn will get on the float upon its arrival in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral (5th Avenue between East 49th and 50th Streets) at approximately 1:00 p.m.

 

Mother Cabrini recently received the most votes in the “She Built NYC” competition, which aims to build more statues honoring women. But despite earning this top ranking, a public statue honoring her life is not part of the City’s current plans.

 

Members of the media are encouraged to attend.

 

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Bishop DiMarzio Visits Buffalo

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2019

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Bishop DiMarzio Visits Buffalo

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn visited Buffalo earlier this week as part of the Apostolic Visitation announced recently.  He met with and interviewed more than 30 individuals and has plans to return for additional meetings later this month.

The Bishop takes his role as Visitator seriously and is determined to continue the fact-finding mission he has been directed to carry out by the Holy See.  Both lay faithful and clergy, members of the Diocesan staff, and others have been invited to be a part of this process so that Bishop DiMarzio can gather information from several perspectives as part of this fact-finding mission of the Buffalo Diocese.

Bishop DiMarzio has pledged to do his best to learn the facts and gain a thorough understanding of the situation in Buffalo.  Upon completion of the visitation, Bishop DiMarzio will submit a report to the Congregation for Bishops at the Vatican.

No additional information will be shared beyond this statement at this time.

 

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**VIDEO UPDATE – PROCESSION & PRAYERS FOR MOTHER CABRINI STATUE**

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2019

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***VIDEO UPDATE-Procession with more than a thousand Catholics from Mother Cabrini Park to Sacred Hearts – St. Stephen Church, Carroll Gardens
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BROOKLYN AND QUEENS FAITHFUL KEEP HOPE ALIVE FOR MOTHER CABRINI STATUE

 

The Diocese of Brooklyn today is announcing that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the Italian Apostolate of the Diocese of Brooklyn, will host a procession and Mass this Sunday, October 6, 2019, starting at 3 PM, in support of the construction of a public statue recognizing Mother Cabrini as part of the “She Built NYC” program.

 

The procession will begin at 3 PM in Mother Cabrini Park, located at 41 President Street in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn. The procession will continue to Sacred Hearts – St. Stephen Church located at 125 Summit Street, where Mass will begin at 4 PM.

 

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the Patron Saint of Immigrants, arrived in New York in 1889 with the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Mother Cabrini Park is located at the former site of a church building where Mother Cabrini first ministered to the poor immigrants of the Italian community.

 

“Mother Frances Cabrini was certainly one of the women who built New York City. Her work to establish orphanages, schools, and a hospital, along with her commitment to immigrants, absolutely should be recognized. The failure to honor Mother Cabrini with a public statue would be an affront to many New Yorkers, especially Italian-Americans, who see her as most deserving,” said the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn.