A day after it was announced that he was named to lead the Diocese of Columbus, Bishop Robert Brennan returned to the Diocese of Rockville Centre to concelebrate Mass at St. Agnes Cathedral with Bishops John Barres and William Murphy. Here is a gallery of images from the Mass on February 1. For more information about Bishop Brennan’s new assignment, click here. Ed Casey photos.
Bishop Robert Brennan and Father Eric Fasano before Mass begins.
Bishops Barres, Murphy and Brennan speak before Mass.
Bishop-emeritus William Murphy joins in the applause for Bishop Brennan.
Bishops Brennan and Barres exchange a sign of peace.
The bishop distributes Communion.
Bishop Brennan makes a few remarks at the end of Mass.
Rita O'Rourke greets Bishop Brennan after Mass.
Diocesan schools superintendent Dr. Kathleen Walsh congratulates Bishop Brennan.
Bishop Brennan and his nephew, Daniel Brennan, after Mass.