Diocese of

Brooklyn

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Brooklyn / Bruklynien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: New York

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: 310 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA

Phone: +1 (718) 399-5900

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.09.29 – ...):Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)
Auxiliary Bishop (2015.05.19 – ...):Bishop James Massa (63)Bishop James Massa (63)

Titular Bishop of Bardstown

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.05.19 – ...):Bishop Witold Mroziewski (57)Bishop Witold Mroziewski (57)

Titular Bishop of Walla Walla

Ordinaries

Bishops of Brooklyn (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)
(2021.09.29 – ...)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA)

Thy will be done

Born:1962.06.07 (The Bronx, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.25

Priest of Rockville Centre (USA) (1989.05.27 – 2012.06.08)

Titular Bishop of Erdonia (2012.06.08 – 2019.01.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre (USA) (2012.06.08 – 2019.01.31)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (2019.01.31 – 2021.09.29)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (2021.09.29 – ...)

Bishop Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio (79)Bishop Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio (79)
(2003.08.01 – 2021.09.29)

Bishop emeritus of Brooklyn (USA)

Behold your mother

Born:1944.06.16 (Newark, NJ, USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1996.10.31

Priest of Newark (USA) (1970.05.30 – 1996.09.10)

Titular Bishop of Mauriana (1996.09.10 – 1999.06.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1996.09.10 – 1999.06.07)

Bishop of Camden (USA) (1999.06.07 – 2003.08.01)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (2003.08.01 – 2021.09.29)

Bishop Thomas Vose Daily
(1990.02.20 – 2003.08.01)

Dominus lux mea

Born:1927.09.23 (Belmont, MA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.11
Died:2017.05.14 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Bladia (1974.12.31 – 1984.07.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1974.12.31 – 1984.07.17)

Bishop of Palm Beach (USA) (1984.07.17 – 1990.02.20)

Supreme Chaplain of Knights of Columbus (1987.02.13 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1990.02.20 – 2003.08.01)

Bishop Francis John Mugavero
(1968.07.15 – 1990.02.20)

Born:1914.06.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.12
Died:1991.07.12 († 77)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1968.07.15 – 1990.02.20)

Archbishop Bryan Joseph McEntegart
(1957.04.16 – 1968.07.15)

Estote factores verbi

Born:1893.01.05 (New York, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1917.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1943.08.03
Died:1968.09.30 († 75)

Bishop of Ogdensburg (USA) (1943.06.05 – 1953.08.19)

Titular Bishop of Aradi (1953.08.19 – 1957.04.16)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1957.04.16 – 1968.07.15)

Archbishop ad personam (1966.04.15 – 1968.07.15)

Titular Archbishop of Gabi (1968.07.15 – 1968.09.30)

Archbishop Thomas Edmund Molloy
(1921.11.21 – 1956.11.26)

Born:1885.09.04 (Nashua, NH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1908.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1920.10.03
Died:1956.11.26 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Lorea (1920.06.28 – 1921.11.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1920.06.28 – 1921.11.21)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1921.11.21 – 1956.11.26)

Archbishop ad personam (1951.04.07 – 1956.11.26)

Bishop Charles Edward McDonnell
(1892.03.11 – 1921.08.08)

Born:1854.02.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1878.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1892.04.25
Died:1921.08.08 († 67)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1892.03.11 – 1921.08.08)

Bishop John Loughlin
(1853.06.19 – 1891.12.29)

Born:1817.12.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1840.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1853.10.30
Died:1891.12.29 († 74)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (1853.06.19 – 1891.12.29)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (213)

New York (↖), Rockville Centre (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 467 km²

Population: 1,531,000 Catholics (30.0% of 5,109,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 176 parishes

Personnel: 682 priests (460 diocesan, 222 religious), 221 deacons, 736 religious (316 brothers, 420 sisters), 50 seminarians

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