The Parish of St. Paul the Apostle, Brookville, celebrated the completion of the first phase of its two-part church renovation with a rededication ceremony during the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Prior to becoming rector at St. Joseph's Seminary in 2012, Msgr. Vaccari was rector of Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington.
Bishop Barres celebrated a Mass where the lives and ministry of the consecrated religious of the diocese were honored, particularly noting those marking milestone anniversaries.
See photos here from homecoming game in Uniondale.
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"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."
View a gallery of photos from Mass offered for those who died, those who mourn and those who suffer from illnesses stemming from the terrorist attacks.