News and Announcements


Reopening of Churches in Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens:

Daily Mass is being held at 8:30am in the Church.

Saturday Vigil Mass will be held at 5pm Mass in the Church.

Sunday Mass will be held in the church at 9:30am and 11:00am in English;  12:30pm in Igbo

Please continue to follow the guidelines set up by the Diocese for attending Mass.

Pope Francis prayer to the Virgin Mary to watch over the world in this current moment of crisis.

O Mary, you shine continuously on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the sick.

At the foot of the Cross you participated in Jesus’ pain, with steadfast faith. You, Salvation of the Roman People, know what we need.

We are certain that you will provide, so that, as you did at the Cana of Galilee, joy and feasting might return after this moment of trial.

Help us, Mother of Divine Love, to conform Ourselves to the Father’s sill and to do what Jesus tells us:

He who took our sufferings upon Himself, and bore our sorrows to bring us, through the Cross, to the joy of the Resurrection. Amen.

We seek refuge under your protection, O Holy Mother of God.Do not despise our pleas-we who are put to the test– and deliver us from every danger, O glorious and blessed Virgin.

Pope Francis—11 March 2020, 19:08

Dear Parishioners, we thank you for your continued support of the Parish of St. Clement Pope. Though the Church has resumed Sunday Liturgies, we know some of you may still have concerns for your safety and health.  If so and you would like to continue to support the parish you may continue to do so by mail or dropping your envelopes in the mail slot at the Rectory.

Again, thank you for your support.


The Sacrament of First Eucharist was celebrated on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11am.

                      First Communion Candidates

                       – Adaugo Akunefo

                       – Michael Johnson–Guthrie

                       – Yvonne Russell

                       – Ifeany Udom

                       – Tollivan Yarde

Please keep them in your prayers !

As always safety protocols remain in place with social

distancing and the wearing of masks.

Be Safe, Be Healthy!

Sandra Jean

Director of Faith Formation


Assignment Change

Following the recent changes in the United States

Province of the SDV, Fr. Ignatius Okoroji, SDV our

Parochial Vicar has been transferred. His official date to start in his new assignment is September 1, 2020.

A new Parochial Vicar has been appointed to us and will officially start on September 1, 2020.

There will be more information forthcoming.


Where to watch Mass

With the suspension of Public Masses until further notice, the Diocese of Brooklyn’s cable channel NET-TV, has added new services on Sunday and weekdays in multiple languages. 

NET-TV can be seen in New York City on

Spectrum (channel 97), Optimum (Channel 30), and FIOS (Channel 48). The Masses can be accessed on the diocesan website:

On weekdays in English at 8:00am and at 12pm

For Masses in other languages and times please check the Diocesan website.

Also watch follow our Parish on Facebook and watch the live Masses in English and Igbo at the respective times


Ways to help the Catholic community of Brooklyn and Queens in response to the COVID-19 health crisis:

Continue to give your weekly offertory to your parish

Sponsor a student in our Catholic schools and academies

Support the ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn through the Annual Catholic Appeal.     


Readings for the week                                     

Mon 8/3

Jer 28:1-17                        Mt 14:22-36

Tues 8/4  –  Saint John Vianney, Priest

Jer 30:1-8, 12-15, 18-22         Mt 14:22-36 or Mt 15:1-2, 10-14

Wed 8/5  –  The Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major 

Jer 31:1-7                          Mt 15:21-28

Thurs 8/6  –  The Transfiguration of the Lord

Dn 7:9-10, 13-14     2 Pt 1:16-19    Mt 17:1-9

Fri  8/7  –  Saint Sixtus 11, Pope and Companions, Martyrs, Saint Cajetan, Priest

Na 2:1, 3, 3:1-3, 6-7         Mt 16:24-28

Sat 8/8  –  Saint Dominic, Priest

Hb 1:12—2:4                   Mt 17:14-20




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