Bishop Robert Brennan

About Bishop Robert Brennan

Bishop Robert J. Brennan, eighth bishop of Brooklyn, was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY, in 1989. In subsequent years, in addition to serving in several consecutive parishes, in 1994 he was appointed Secretary to the Bishop, and in 2002, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Rockville Centre. In 2012 he was ordained auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, and in 2019, bishop of Columbus. He was installed as bishop of Brooklyn on November 30, 2021. Bishop Brennan also serves on the USCCB as a member of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities and as chair-elect for Cultural Diversity in the Church, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.