Deacon Orlando Mancilla proclaims the Gospel.
As part of the celebration of the parish’s 50th anniversary, St. Luke’s in Brentwood welcomed Bishop John Barres as the principal celebrant for the Spanish-language Mass on Sunday, October 21.
The bishop noted that the Spanish community is a great gift to the parish, to Long Island, and to the entire country.
View a slideshow from the Mass below. Ed Casey photos.
Bishop Barres looks at their catechetical materials as he greets young parishioners.
Bishop Barres greets parishioners on their way to Mass.
Bishop Barres greets Jinmer Martinez before celebrating Mass.
Altar servers lead the opening procession.
Deacon Orlando Mancilla proclaims the gospel.
The offertory procession approaches the altar.
The bishop receives the offertory gifts.
Bishop Barres and concelebrants pray the Eucharistic prayer.
Bishop John Barres incenses the altar