Plans for a long-desired interfaith chapel at LaGuardia Airport have grown 560 square feet, with high ceilings and a wall of glass windows, according to architectural renderings. Also, two stained-glass windows from the original Lady of the Skies Chapel at JFK International Airport have been offered to the LaGuardia project.
The Biden administration officially lifted the travel ban on Monday, Nov. 8. A day later, families and loved ones tearfully reunited at border crossings and airports.
Two airport chaplains from St. Louis recently visited New York City and instantly identified with the struggles of Father Chris Piasta and Rabbi Ari Korenblit to establish a multi-faith chapel at nearby LaGuardia Airport. The visitors had a similar experience when a chapel was commandeered for restaurant space at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.