After four years of simultaneous corporate work and rigorous college-preparatory education, Remsfield Papillon graduated Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School with not only a diploma in hand and four years of college in sight, but an invaluable foot in the door with his dream company.
Catholic School Officials Offer Guidance on Changing Mask Policies
As regulations differ across the country about face mask requirements in schools, some Catholic diocesan school officials have stepped in to provide guidance for faculty, parents and students.
Cardinal Gregory Tests Positive For COVID-19, Remains Asymptomatic
Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory announced in a Dec. 31, 2021, statement that he tested positive for COVID-19. He was asymptomatic at the time and remained so Jan. 3, according to the media relations director for the archdiocese.
Vaccinating Kids Essential to Ending Pandemic, Vatican Official Says
As Europe rolls out its vaccination campaign for young children this week, a top Vatican official has endorsed the move, saying children have been uniquely impacted by the pandemic and must be protected and cared for.
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.
NYC Marathon 50th Anniversary Special to Local Runners
Two Catholic runners are set to run this year’s NYC Marathon.
Pope Francis To Offer Prayers for Record Number of Deceased Cardinals, Bishops
Pope Francis will be praying for the eternal repose of more cardinals and bishops at a memorial Mass Nov. 4 than ever before in his papacy.
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.
Vatican to Require Vaccination Proof or Negative COVID-19 Test
Visitors, tourists and employees who want to enter Vatican territory will be required beginning Oct. 1 to show proof of vaccination, recovery from the coronavirus or a negative COVID-19 test.
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.