Catholic diocese of brooklyn
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Igbo Group
Ndewo Ndi B'anyi. Catholic ethnic community for the Igbo Diaspora in New York St. Clement Pope Branch.
Our Activities


The Church Family of St. Clement Pope Parish proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ by praying and celebrating the sacraments; by fostering a community of love among all people; by serving all, especially the poor, vulnerable, and the alienated; by teaching from generation to generation.


Rev. Fr. Michael Onyekwere, SDV, PhD- Pastor

Fr. Michael is a dedicated priest of the Society of Divine Vocations serving as the Pastor of St. Clement Pope Church Jamaica, NY in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.

Rev. Fr. Vincent Odoemenam, SDV- Parochial Vicar

Fr. Vincent is a vibrant and dedicated Society of Divine Vocations' Priest serving at St. Clement Pope Church Jamaica, NY as Parochial Vicar in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.

Our Pastor's Desk

Message and reflection from Fr. Michael

prayer for reconciliation

Prayer for Reconciliation and Healing in Our Parish.
Priest hearing confession


Confessions are held every Saturdays at 4:15pm to 4:45pm. At other times, please make an appointment with the priest.


Baptism is celebrated in Igbo on the 1st Saturday of the month at 2pm; and English on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2pm.

Couple wedding


Wedding arrangements must be made at least six months in advance. The couple should call the parish office to make an appointment.

Priest anointing the palm of a sick christian.

We offer the Sacrament to anyone who may be ill. Contact the parish office. The Sacrament is also offered as part of the First Friday Healing Mass.

Teaching kids faith in God

Classes are for Pre-K through Junior High Sunday morning at 10:30am to 11:45am. Children must attend the 9:30am or 12:30pm Mass.

Helping for preparation of funeral liturgy

A group of caring compassionate volunteers assist families in planning the funereal liturgy of their loved ones.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults


Interested in becoming a Catholic or being fully initiated into the Church (Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation)? Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is designed to encourage those wishing to become full members of the Catholic church. Contact the parish office for details.

For Catholic Christians who are unable to attend the Holy Mass due to illness

Anyone unable to attend Mass because of illness may receive the Holy Communion at home on a regular basis. Our Priests and ministers are happy to bring the Body of Christ to you and pray for your healing. Please call the rectory for details.