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Father John Bonnici

Father John Bonnici has served as pastor of Saint Columba Church in Chester, NY since 2008; previously, he was pastor of Saint Philip Neri Church in the Bronx, NY. He completed studies for the priesthood at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. A native of New York, he was ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal …

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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio

Saint John Paul II appointed Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio in 2003 to head the Diocese of Brooklyn. In 1999 he had been named bishop of Camden, N.J. after serving three years as auxiliary bishop of Newark. A native of Newark, he was ordained a priest in 1970. Bishop DiMarzio has spent a significant part of his …

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Edwin Cardinal O’Brien

St. John Paul II named Cardinal Edwin O’Brien auxiliary bishop of New York in 1996; upon his appointment he was ordained a bishop by Cardinal John O’Connor. In 1997, the Cardinal was named Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Military Services. Pope Benedict XVI named him archbishop of Baltimore on July 12, 2007. In 2011, Pope …

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Bishop Gregory Mansour

In 2004, St. John Paul II named then-Chorbishop Gregory Mansour to head the Maronite Eparchy of St. Maron in Brooklyn, NY. Previously, Bishop Mansour served as vicar general, chancellor and financial officer of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon in Los Angeles; he took on additional duties as Rector of St. Raymond Cathedral in …

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