FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2023
The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Brooklyn, tonight led the 40th Annual Good Friday procession through the streets of the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn. The procession began outside Shallow Junior High School at the corner of 65th Street and 16th Avenue in Brooklyn.
The faithful walked fourteen blocks and concluded upon their arrival at St. Dominic’s Church where they gathered for prayer. The procession commemorates Jesus’ journey before his crucifixion and death.
Members of nine parishes participated including St. Athanasius-St. Dominic, Basilica of Regina Pacis, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Mary, Mother of Jesus, St. Simon and Jude-Most Precious Blood, St. Finbar, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Bernadette, and Our Lady of Grace.
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