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Generations of Faith

The Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens invites you to join us in the Generations of Faith campaign that will strengthen our Catholic faith in the heart of Brooklyn and Queens for generations to come.

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Our Programs

Youth Evangelization

78% of Catholics that leave the church do so between the ages of 15 and 23

Migration Services

Brooklyn & Queens together account for over two-thirds of New York City’s immigrant population

Catholic Media Communications

DeSales Media Group, the technology and communications arm of the Diocese, brings award-winning programming and journalistic excellence to the parishioners of Brooklyn and Queens

Grant Programs

Each year, Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens awards grants to the various ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn, which advance the mission of the Foundation’s Core 8 Endowment Funds.

Donor Endowment Funds

Any individual or institution can establish an endowment fund with the Catholic Foundation. Often donors have a special reason or purpose for starting an endowment, and so a fund can be tailored to fit their own personal charitable interests.

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News & Events

DeSales Media October 2016 Newsletter
October 21, 2016

September was full of new projects for DeSales Media Group. Our team organized a unique September 11th Memorial, which included a solemn march, Mass and rare performance of the Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in honor of fallen FDNY firefighters 

Catholic Youth Ministry October 2016
October 21, 2016

Though the month of September may be almost the end of the year, it marks the beginning of a new stage for many. Parents and children prepare for the new school year, buying new book bags, stocking up on school 

New York Passes New Law Providing Paid Family Leave to Many Workers
October 21, 2016

During most individuals’ working lives there will come a time when one needs to take time from work to care for a close family member, whether that be after the arrival of a new child, dealing with an aging family