IAP 236: A Special Priest, A Special Feast: Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello and Brooklyn's Festa del Giglio

Jun 16, 2022 227

BY: Stephanie Longo

It’s said that Heaven touches Brooklyn, New York, every July… and if you know Brooklyn like we do, then you know that celestial poke occurs at the famed Festa del Giglio at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, and you also know the passionate pastor there!

This week we sit down with the one-and-only Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello who, beyond his job as the spiritual father of one of the nation’s most important Italian parishes, also serves as the vicar of development for the Diocese of Brooklyn, as well as chaplain for the New York City Fire Department.  Msgr. Jamie is a familiar face to those of us in the New York City area, since in his “spare time” he hosts his long-running cooking show, “Breaking Bread,” and is the author of a forthcoming cookbook of the same name!

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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