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DeSales Media Launches ‘Meet Me In Church’ Initiative for the Diocese of Brooklyn

Posted on May 20, 2015

DeSales Media Group, the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn, has launched a new initiative entitled Meet Me in Church ( Initially launched to promote the Office of the School of Evangelization’s “Joy of Encountering Christ” program, Meet Me in Church is an open invitation to reconnect and re-engage with the Church, the community, and with God.

The Meet Me in Church website features information about the School of Evangelization’s one-day pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families, which takes place on Wednesday, September 23rd, in Philadelphia. In coming months, the website will evolve to become an online hub for all diocesan and parish level events. “Meet Me in Church is another step forward in our efforts of evangelization,” said Monsignor Kieran Harrington, Chairman of DeSales Media Group. “Our hope is for everyone to use this new website to stay connected and informed as we grow in our faith.”

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Brooklyn’s Movie Review Show Reel Faith To Kick Off Sixth Summer Season

Posted on May 18, 2015

This Friday, May 22nd, NET TV’s Gabriel Award-winning series Reel Faith will premiere its sixth summer season. The weekly show, which reviews Hollywood’s biggest films through a Catholic perspective, will be also celebrating its 100th episode this season.

This season’s reviews will include highly-anticipated comic book adaptations like Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Ant-Man,” and “Fantastic Four;” big-budget sequels like “Jurassic World,” “Terminator: Genisys,” and “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation;” and family fare like Pixar’s “Inside Out,” and DreamWorks Animation’s “Minions.” Reel Faith will also weigh in on a variety of smaller independent films and documentaries.

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World Communications Day 2015 Media Coverage

Posted on May 14, 2015

NY Daily News:
Pope Francis’ planned NYC visit excites Brooklyn Diocese

The Tablet:
Thanks for World Communications Day (reader’s letter to the Editor)
Communications Day’s Hispanic Session Focuses on the Family
Journalists Predict Warm Welcome When Pope Visits United States
Communicating the Message of Pentecost (Bishop DiMarzio’s column)

El Diario:
Calientan motores para visita del Papa a NYC


Currents Anchor Featured

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

Currents Anchor Liz Faublas is featured in this week’s edition of the Queen Courier! (Click the image to view the article.)

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The Diocese of Brooklyn Launches Survey In Anticipation of Synod of the Family

Posted on Mar 3, 2015

In preparation for the General Synod of Bishops on the Family, due to take place this year in Rome from October 4th through October 25th, the Diocese of Brooklyn launched a survey on marriage and family life, to reflect the views and concerns of the faithful of Brooklyn and Queens.

“This survey is our response to and support of Pope Francis’ desire for a welcoming Church. In order to better attend our spiritual needs and desires, the Church wants to listen to and understand its people, especially in one of the most important matters: the family,” said the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

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Diocese of Brooklyn To Support Annual March For Life

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

On Thursday, January 22nd, the Diocese of Brooklyn will join the 42nd Annual March for Life Rally in Washington, D.C.

DeSales Media Group, the communications arm of the diocese, is sponsoring 11 buses that will travel from different points of Brooklyn and Queens to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where the rally will start at noon. At their full capacities, these buses will bring some 550 parishioners, students, youth ministry groups, and clergy to march at the pro-life demonstration.

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NET TV’s Mission of Love

Posted on Jan 13, 2015

Today, New Evangelization Television (NET TV) announced it’s new upcoming original program Mission of Love, based on the catechesis for the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Premiering Sunday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m., Mission of Love takes an authentic look into the lives of couples and families: their ups and downs, struggles and joys, laughter and tears. The series explores the mystery of marriage and family life with humor, insight and profundity.

Featuring candid, real-life perspective from married couples, Biblical exegesis from Msgr. John Strynkowski, S.T.D. (Diocese of Brooklyn), and catechetical commentary from Dr. Matthew Sutton, Ph.D. (St. John’s University), Mission of Love unpacks the official preparatory catechesis for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in ten unique episodes.

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NET TV Announces Special Christmas Programming

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

Today, New Evangelization Television (NET TV), announced its special programming for the Christmas Season.

On Saturday, December 20th, A Christmas Variety Special will bring all the fun and entertainment of the season in one hour of holiday cheer. Premiering at 8 p.m, with encores throughout the week, the program will be hosted by actor Anthony Mangano, from the award winning series City of Churches, and co-hosted by comedian Joe Manno, from CBS-TV’s Emmy Award winning Afternoon Special: All In One. A Christmas Variety Special is a family oriented program that features a unique concept in holiday entertainment that is rarely seen on television anymore. Not only does it include popular holiday tunes and humorous comedy sketches, but also traditional religious themes and carols. Guest stars include Lenny Venito from ABC-TV’s hit show The Neighbors, Lou Martini Jr. from HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Jimmy Palumbo from HBO’s The Sopranos, Joe D’Onofrio from the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet?, Mario Bosco from ABC-TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, plus a special appearance by Santa Claus.

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New Christmas Campaign Aims to Extend Catholic Welcome in Brooklyn and Queens

Posted on Nov 26, 2014

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On Dec. 2, the Diocese of Brooklyn launched a new advertising campaign encouraging people to return to Mass. The campaign showcases different messages inviting people of Brooklyn and Queens to join their closest church.

“By coming among us as a man, God expresses His solidarity with humanity. Christmas is that time of year when we celebrate that great generosity of God by recommitting ourselves to one another,” said the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn.

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NYC Immigration Bill Signed Into Law

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

B2avbDBIMAABdW4.jpg_largeOn November 14, in association with DeSales Media Group and the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill into a law protecting some immigrants from detainers and possible deportation, even after cases have been resolved.

“What these bills do is they protect the rights of undocumented immigrants, of visa holders, and legal permanent residents alike, all of whom have suffered under the previous approach, and ultimately prevent families from being torn apart,” Mr. de Blasio said at a press conference outside Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Corona, Queens. The new law requires the NYPD to ignore requests from the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) to detain persons in question and the law also forced the closing of the ICE office at Rikers Island where many immigrants were deported without having committed a serious crime.