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Only In Print: Year After Ordination, Priest Says His Work Has Just Begun

During the pandemic, Father Dragan Pušić said much of the communication wit parishioners took place on the phone. With COVID restrictions being relaxed, he is looking forward to more face-to-face meetings.

BAY RIDGE — A year has passed since his ordination to the priesthood and assignment as a parochial vicar for Our Lady of Angels Church, but to Father Dragan Pušić, everything still feels brand new.

“Even though I have been here a year, in many ways, it feels like I just arrived,” Father Pušić said in an interview in the church rectory on June 3. Everything was frozen during COVID.”

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