Our Lady of Guadalupe in Brooklyn & Queens

Tags: Currents Bishop DiMarzio, Diocese of Brooklyn, Evangelization, Feast Day, Mexican-Americans, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Parish Life
The Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on Monday, December 12th. Nearly 3,000 faithful packed the church and participated in the torch run/walk to 50 churches in the Diocese. The pilgrims represent, in its vast majority, the Mexican-Catholic population of Brooklyn and Queens. According to the 2015 National Census, there are nearly 200,000 Mexicans living in Brooklyn and Queens. Michelle Powers joined in the festivities and filed this report.