Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in the News

Watch Easter Vigil Mass celebrated by Monsignor Kieran Harrington from the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on April 15, 2017.

Msgr. Harrington

Priest’s Prayer Reminds GOP Convention of Importance of All Human Life
National Catholic News Reporter, July 19, 2016
Msgr. Kieran Harrington, vicar of communications for the Diocese of Brooklyn, delivered the invocation on July 18th during the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Article also featured in American Magazine on July 19th, 2016.

10 New Priests For the Diocese Of Immigrants
Currents, June 6, 2016
St. Joseph Co-Cathedral was packed as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordains 10 men to the priesthood to serve the Church in Brooklyn and Queens. Seven of these new ministers were born outside of the United States; boasting of roots as diverse as the diocese itself. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports from the Mass of Ordination.

The men ordained are: Fathers Gesson Agenis, Yvon Hector Aurelien, Victor Manuel Bolaos, Mark Bristol, Ralph Edel, Lukasz Kubiak, Uririoghene Melchizedek Okrokoto, Ambiorix Osorio, Jaroslaw Szeraszewicz.

New Auxiliary Bishops Have Years of Institutional, Pastoral Experiences

Catholic News Service, July 22, 2015
Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was the consecrating bishop for the ordination of Bishops James Massa, the moderator of the curia, and Witold Mroziewski, pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Maspeth. Assisting him were co-consecrators Bishop William F. Murphy of Rockville Centre and Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto, who is vicar general.Presiding at the afternoon liturgy were Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, and Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington.

Ordination for Two New Auxiliary Bishops (With Slideshow)
The Tablet, July 22, 2015
Two diocesan priests with years of institutional and pastoral experience were ordained auxiliary bishops to serve Brooklyn and Queens at St. Josephs Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, July 20. It was the first episcopal ordination held at the site. Bishops James Massa, moderator of the Curia, and Father Witold Mroziewski, pastor of Holy Cross parish, Maspeth, were raised to the fullness of the priesthood with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio serving as consecrating bishop assisted by co-consecrators, Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, and Bishop Raymond Chappetto, auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn and vicar general.

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Nuestra Voz, 01 Julio 2015
Por Marietha Gngora

El pasado 27 de junio, monseor Nicholas DiMarzio, obispo de Brooklyn, orden diez nuevos sacerdotes en la Concatedral de San Jos. Estos diez sacerdotes, que fueron ordenados como diconos transitorios el ao pasado, son: Chris Bethge, Nicholas Colalella, John Gribowich, Christopher Heanue, Jos Henrquez, Daniel Kingsley, Lukasz Lech, Mark Matthias, Rafael Prez y Alexander Piacu.

Ten New Priests Share Their Stories
Currents, June 27, 2015
The Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens rejoices as ten men become priests. Before their ordination this Saturday, Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach sat down with them to hear their stories and what they hope to bring to the ministry.

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle
By Francesca Norsen Tate, Religion Editor

The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, ordained ten men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn last Saturday, June 27, at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, in Prospect Heights.

The Tablet, Diocese of Brooklyn, St. Joseph, Co-Cathedral, Brooklyn, Catholic, DeSales Media2015 Ordinations to the Priesthood
The Tablet, June 25, 2015
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordained 10 men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific Street, Prospect Heights, on Saturday morning.These devoted men are truly a blessing to our Diocese. Their deep faith and different backgrounds will help grow and enrich our multi-cultural Church in Brooklyn and Queens, said Bishop DiMarzio. It is my privilege to welcome these young men to the Presbyterate of Brooklyn.”

Brooklyn Co-Cathedral Receives Landmark Award
Currents, May 1, 2015
The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Brooklyn was among the recipients of an award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. Currents correspondent Tim Harfmann reports from the Co-Cathedral, where the awards ceremony took place.

Brooklyn-catholic-youth-day-1-564x375Co-Cathedral Was Rockin’ During Diocesan Youth Day
The Tablet, April 22, 2015
By Marie Elena Giossi
Cars slowed and passersby paused to witness the exuberance emanating from St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Prospect Heights last Saturday, April 18, as nearly 1,200 teenagers gathered for Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day…

Brooklyn-Queens Catholic Youth Energized
Currents, April 20, 2015
Currents correspondent Michelle Powers reports from the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights, where the Diocese of Brooklyn hosted 1,200 youth, ages 13 through 18.

Chrism Mass Celebrated at Brooklyn’s Co-Cathedral
Currents, April 1, 2015
Bishop DiMarzio addressed the priests of the diocese and blessed the oils used in sacraments at the parishes of Brooklyn and Queens at the annual Chrism Mass.For the first time, the Mass was celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights.

co-cathedral-st.-josephTwo Brooklyn Churches Receive Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle. March 6, 2015
Francesca Norsen Tate, Religion Editor
The Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards are the New York Landmarks Conservancys highest honors for outstanding preservation.

City of Churches “St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral Episode Preview”
Net TV, March 16, 2015
Msgr. Kieran Harrington discusses the 1851 origins of his parish with City of Churches host Anthony Mangano.

Brooklyn Diocese Celebrates Black History, Culture
Currents, February 9, 2015
Currents correspondent Tim Harfmann reports on the Black History Month Mass celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights.

Haitian Catholics Celebrate Independence Day
Currents, January 5, 2015
Currents News Director Ed Wilkinson reports from the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights, where Haitian Americans from Brooklyn and Queens gathered to celebrate Haitis Independence Day.

Co-Cathedral “Serves our Needs, is a Good Location”
Currents, May 16, 2014
Bishop DiMarzio explains to News Director Ed Wilkinson some of the hard work that went on behind the scenes leading up to the dedication of the Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph.

Brooklyn’s Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph Steeped in Church History
Currents, May 14, 2014
Ahead of the dedication and consecration, Currents News Director Ed Wilkinson paid a visit to the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.

Co-Cathedral Dedication a Reason to Celebrate
Currents, May 14, 1014
The big day finally arrived: The dedication of Brooklyn’s Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph. Currents correspondent Konrad Aderer was there.

Co-Cathedral is an Institution in a Changing Neighborhood
Currents, May 14, 2014
While the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph has been refurbished, It’s been a mainstay of a neighborhood that has changed over the years. Currents correspondent Michelle Powers takes a closer look.

All Bases Covered in Restoration of Brooklyn’s Co-Cathedral
Currents, May 13, 2014
The rejuvenation of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph has been underway for some time and Currents correspondent Konrad Aderer has been chronicling the progress.

La Co-Catedral de San Jos y su Restauracon
Tu Fe al Da, May 2, 2014
En esta edicin de Tu Fe Al Da conocemos de la historia de la nueva Co-Catedral de San Jos. Conocida como una de las Iglesias ms bellas de la Dicesis de Brooklyn y una que vive en el Corazn de los inmigrantes de esta ciudad, se construyo para darle un hogar a los inmigrantes catlicos de Irlanda en 1853 y hoy es el albergue de la nueva ola de inmigrantes, los Hispanos.

In this edition of Tu Fe Al Da we learn about the historical richness of the new Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph. Known as one of the most beautiful churches of the Diocese of Brooklyn and one that lives in the hearts of the immigrants of our city, it was built as a home for Catholic immigrants of Ireland in 1853 and today it is home to a new wave of immigrants, Hispanics.

Knock_mural St. Joseph Co-CathedralIntroducing St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral
The Tablet, April 30, 2014
By Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,
On May 1, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, and on May 13, (the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima) we celebrate the Rededication and Consecration of the Altar of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph…



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