NYC Honorary Street Names


Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello Way (Queens)
Present name:74th Avenue
Location:Between 175th Street and Utopia Parkway
Honoree: Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello (1938-2013) lived and served in the Diocese of Brooklyn his entire life. Ordained in 1966, he was a professor of theology at St. Johnís University and served as an assistant pastor at St. Ritaís in Long Island City, St. Helenís in Howard Beach, St. Annís in Flushing and Our Lady of Angels in Bay Ridge. In 1988 he was named an Episcopal Vicar for Queens South. He served as principal-rector of Cathedral Prep Seminary in Elmhurst from 1991 to 1994. In 1994 he was ordained an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brooklyn. As an auxiliary bishop, he served as vicar for Clergy and vicar for Consecrated Life and Apostolic Organizations. Other pastoral work in which he was involved included parish and ecumenical ministry, drug rehabilitation counseling and leadership in clergy associations. He retired in September 2010. (Lancman)

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