CHURCH PANDEMIC ILLUSTRATION

Mental Health Ministry Growing

Jeri McNulty remembers early on in the COVID-19 pandemic the stress and anxiety attacks that came with shifting her reading classes for young students online, and the general isolation she experienced in her personal life in a remote world.

Vatican Employees Without COVID Green Pass Risk Not Getting Paid

The Vatican is doubling down on its decision to mandate that everyone who enters Vatican City has a pass showing they have either been fully vaccinated, tested negative, or have recently recovered from COVID-19, a decision first announced last week.

COVID Made Bad Situation For Immigrants Worse, Catholic Survey Finds

One of the main findings of the survey was that the demand for Catholic institution’s services from the immigrant community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased. And those Catholic institutions responded with a number of new services, the survey found. These included: financial assistance, COVID-19 testing, education, contact tracing, and quarantine services, mental health services, grief support and assistance with funeral expenses, and delivery of food and sanitation supplies for infected and other homebound persons.

With Travel Restrictions Easing, Catholics Eager to Visit Holy Sites

There is a great deal of excitement in the Diocese of Brooklyn over the impending return of pilgrimages to important religious sites.
Catholics longing to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ will finally get that chance now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing.