New Church Will Bring New Life to B’klyn Parish

New Church Will Bring New Life to B’klyn Parish
February 10, 2016
By Maria-Pia Negro Chin

potential-new-church-altar_2-533x375SS. Peter and Paul parishioners in Williamsburg look forward to moving to a new church building in the next two years. The new worship site will be located at the old parochial school building, McCaddin Memorial Hall.

The renovated space will also house classrooms for faith formation and a theater.

The changes are part of a strategic plan that involves the canonical process of “reducing” the current church to the profane in order to lease it and finance the new church. The idea came from an ongoing concern about the future of SS. Peter and Paul, due to a changing population and financial challenges that were preventing the parish from being financially self-sufficient and not dependent on diocesan central funds. Read More