FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2019
Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio to Officially Rededicate Historic Williamsburg Catholic Church
The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, will officially rededicate and consecrate the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Williamsburg, located at 259 N. 5th Street, Brooklyn, this Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the 11 am Mass.
Highlights of the restoration include the altar, the baptismal font, the ambo, the ceiling and lighting, the murals and the 100-year-old pipe organ brought to the Church in 1930. These renovations have taken place over the last year. The church, opened in 1870, will celebrate its 150th anniversary next year.
The Mass will also officially mark the merger of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishes. Monsignor Jamie J. Gigantiello is the Pastor.
Members of the media are welcome to attend.