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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Visits Our Parish …

NDMAs part of his regular pastoral visitations to the Catholic communities of Brooklyn and Queens, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio came to greet and extend his blessings on the parishioners of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint. The Father’s Day visit on June 16th, 2013 began with the Bishop celebrating the 9:00AM Family Mass, which was dedicated in prayerful remembrance of all father’s living and deceased.

The Bishop appropriately reminded us of the goodness of our Heavenly Father as well as the goodness of our earthly fathers through parables like the “Prodigal Son.” And, on Father’s Day, called us to be extremely thankful for their love.

The Holy Mass concluded with our parish organizations extending their best wishes to Bishop DiMarzio on his birthday. After we sang “STO LAT”, Bishop DiMarzio blessed the attendees at this most memorable Father’s Day celebration.

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St. Nicholas visits our parish…

SM2011On the third Sunday of Advent, December 11th, a few days after the feast of St. Nicholas on December 6th, the children of our parish were visited by St. Nick. He was garbed in the vestments of a Bishop with a red cape and a mitre atop his head while in one hand he held his crozier and in the other a basket of sweets to surprise the children after the 9:00 AM English Mass and the 1:00 PM Polish Mass. The children appeared a little frightened at the sight, because they apparently did not always behave as they should, however, St. Nicholas was very charitable and praised them all.

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