As the city’s migrant crisis continues to escalate with no signs of slowing down, the Diocese of Brooklyn has responded to a plea from Mayor Eric Adams for churches and religious institutions to help the newcomers.
Msgr. Alfred LoPinto
Senior Residence to Boost Affordable Green Housing
The Livonia C3 Senior Residence plans to offer 142 affordable rental apartments for seniors and formerly homeless adults in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood.
CCBQ Honors Five; Raises $1.8M At Humanitarian Awards Dinner
The ballroom of Cipriani Wall Street was so crowded for the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner on Sept. 29 that Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, CEO of Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens, remarked, “You couldn’t put another table in here if you tried.”
Inflation Sparks The Need For CCBQ’s Food Distribution Events
To help ease rising inflation, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens distributed cartons of eggs and fresh produce July 7 at St. Michael’s Parish in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. These “Live it Up: Get Healthy, Live Well” events, including health screenings, are held at parishes throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn.