Local Catholic Schools Request to be Included in Vaccine Distribution

Local school superintendents have asked that Catholic school educators be included when city public school educators eventually become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This comes as vaccine distribution continues to be criticized for its slow rollout at the city and state levels.

Advent Candles Help Prepare for Christ, Light of the World

Advent is upon us, and parishes have placed their wreaths with four candles on the altar in keeping with the Catholic Church’s teachings. But there are many Catholics unaware of the significance of their deeper meaning.

Churches Show How to Financially Survive During Pandemic

As the COVID-19 rages on, pastors in the Diocese of Brooklyn are coming up with ways to keep their churches financially afloat during the pandemic when social distancing rules are sharply curtailing attendance at Masses and most revenue streams have been brought to a halt.

View from the Pew-St. Clement Pope Church

Beatrice Mills-Henry has been coming to St. Clement Pope since she started accompanying a friend to Mass when she was a 10-year-old Methodist. She was baptized into the Catholic faith at age 12 and has been coming to St. Clement Pope ever since.

For Pakistani-Americans, Constant Worry Over Family Back Home

James Cyprian lives in Brooklyn, but his mind is often thousands of miles away in his native Pakistan — worrying about his two adult children’s safety. “They are always on my mind,” said Cyprian, secretary-general of the Brooklyn-based Pakistani Christian Association of USA.