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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

The 2017/2018 grant application is now open! Grants will be awarded to parishes, schools and academies to fund the various ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

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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

honorees-with-bishop Photo Gallery: 2016 Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon
December 21, 2016
bjd In Memoriam: Brendan J. Dugan
December 21, 2016

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Brendan J. Dugan on Sunday, December 18, 2016, a longtime supporter of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Brendan is survived by his wife Barbara, his sons Joseph (Stephanie), Michael and Patrick (Christina), 

cms-logo-45-years-bb-003 Preparing for Changes to Immigration Law
December 20, 2016

From Catholic Migration Services   President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to take various actions relating to our current immigration laws and policies.  At this point, it is important to stress that no one can be certain about what the new