Diocesan Administration

Below are listings of various personnel and offices that oversee the primary functions of the Diocese.

Bishop of Brooklyn
Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan

Bishop Emeritus
Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D.

Vicar General
Monsignor Joseph R. Grimaldi

Auxiliary Bishops
Most Reverend James Massa, Ph.D., D.D., V.E.
Most Reverend Witold Mroziewski, J.C.D., D.D.

Auxiliary Bishops Emeritus
Most Reverend Raymond Chappetto, D.D.
Most Reverend Octavio Cisneros, D.D.
Most Reverend Paul R. Sanchez, D.D.
Most Reverend Neil Tiedemann, C.P., D.D.

Judicial Vicar
Very Rev. Francis K. Asagba, J.C.L.

Rev. Msgr. Steven Aguggia, J.C.L.,V.E.,S.T.L.

Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating, Esq.

Moderator of the Curia
Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating, Esq.

Episcopal Vicars
Most Reverend Witold Mroziewski, DD, VE, Brooklyn West
Very Reverend Joseph M. Hoffman, VE, Brooklyn East
Very Reverend Peter J. Purpura, VE, Queens West
Very Reverend John J. Costello, VE, Queens East

Episcopal Vicars For Specific Concerns
Vicar for Catholic Schools – Rev. Msgr. David L. Cassato
Vicar for Clergy and Consecrated Life – Rev. Msgr. Sean G. Ogle
Vicar for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs – Rev. Michael Lynch, V.E.
Associate Vicar for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs – Rev. Joseph Zwosta
Vicar for Evangelization and Catechesis – Rev. Joseph Gibino
Vicar for Human Services – Rev. Msgr. Alfred P. LoPinto, V.E.
Vicar for Migrant and Ethnic Apostolates – Most Rev. Witold Mrozieski, J.C.D., D.D., V.E.

Secretariat for Communications – William Maier
Vicar/Secretariat for Development – Rev. Msgr. Jamie J. Gigantiello, V.E.
Vicar/Secretariat for Financial Administration and Econome – Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating, Esq.