Farewell Mass at St. Bernard for departing Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello

Jan 30, 2017 770

BY: John Alexander

Msgr. Jamie J. Gigantiello is taking on the role of pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg while remaining vicar for development and director of parish giving programs for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. He is leaving St. Bernard in Mill Basin, which will now be under the guidance of Rev. Msgr. Joseph R. Grimaldi.

As vicar for development, Gigantiello also oversees the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens and Futures in Education. Prior to joining St. Bernard, Gigantiello was pastor at Mary Queen of Heaven Church for 12 years. After his ordination in 1995, Gigantiello served as parochial vicar at St. Patrick’s Parish in Bay Ridge. Gigantiello, the host of the popular NET cooking show “Breaking Bread,” celebrated a farewell Mass at St. Bernard on Sunday, as parishioners and dignitaries attended to wish him well in his new role at Mt. Carmel.

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