Powis, Rev. Msgr. John Joseph

Visiting from 2 – 5pm on Monday, October 4, 2021 at St. Barbara Church, 138 Bleecker St, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Vigil Mass at 7pm on Monday, October 4, 2021 at St. Barbara Parish, 138 Bleecker St, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Funeral Mass at 10:30 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at St. Barbara Parish, 138 Bleecker St, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Burial to follow on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at St. John’s Cemetery, Queens
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Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Monsignor John J. Powis, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Monsignor Powis was born on November 10, 1933 in New York, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 30, 1959, and died Wednesday September 29, 2021.
Monsignor Powis served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of the parishes of Saint Barbara (Brooklyn), Saint Sylvester (Brooklyn), and Our Lady of the Presentation (Brooklyn). He also served as Parochial Vicar of the parishes of Our Lady of the Presentation (Brooklyn), Saint Benedict (Brooklyn), Transfiguration (Brooklyn), Epiphany (Brooklyn), and Saint James Cathedral (Brooklyn). He received the honor of Prelate of His Holiness in 1986.

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