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Diocese Welcomes Back Bishop Neil Tiedemann
The Tablet, August 10, 2016
By Ed Wilkinson

Brooklyn’s newest auxiliary bishop was welcomed back to the diocese Aug. 4 with a Mass of thanksgiving and reception at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center in Douglaston, Queens.

Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., Bishop of Mandeville, on the island of Jamaica, for the past eight years, joined the diocesan pastoral team as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said, “So, it is with gratitude to Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, that we welcome Bishop Neil Edward Tiedemann of the Congregation of the Passion, Titular Bishop of Cova, as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn.”

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Florida’s Care Is Felt In Red Hook Parish
The Tablet, February 15, 2013
by Antonina Zielinska
More than three months after superstorm Sandy brought devastation upon New York, people in the Brooklyn Diocese are still struggling to recover. However, they have not been forgotten. Earlier this month, a three-ton truck, packed with donations for Sandy victims, drove up to Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Red Hook, from Florida.


Christmas After Sandy
The New York Times, December 26, 2012
by Emma Cott
In Red Hook, Brooklyn, congregants attended Christmas Mass at Visitation Church, which has experienced a resurgence since Hurricane Sandy.


Visitation BVM, Red Hook – Rededication Mass Highlights a Renewal in the Neighborhood and in the Parish
The Tablet, December 20, 2012
by Antonina Zielinska
“The bishop, with this rededication, shows that this church is supposed to be open in waiting for the second coming of Jesus Christ,” said pastoral associate, Sister Frauke Tinat, from the community of Koinonia John the Baptist. “This great grace has come to Red Hook because the field is ripe for the New Evangelization,” Bishop DiMarzio told the congregation. “Today we give thanks and pledge ourselves for the work that needs to be done.”


Ordination – Visitation Church Is Scene of Ceremony for Koinonia Priest (with slide show)
The Tablet, December 16, 2011
by Marie Elena Giossi
Irish-born Father Eamon Gerard Murray was ordained to the priesthood by Auxiliary Bishop Frank Caggiano at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Red Hook, on Saturday afternoon, December 10, 2011.


Visitation Ordination: Slide Show
December 16, 2011
Irish-born Father Eamon Gerard Murray ordination pictures.