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A sad sign of the times:
The power of prayer can now be measured by caliber.
Queens - Synagogue - Cop - Congregation - Sabbath
While a Queens synagogue has hired a heat-packing, off-duty cop to protect its congregation on the Sabbath, Catholic churches have been taking live-shooter training and mulling armed ushers at Mass.
“It’s really all about survival,” said Elie Meskin, president of The Utopia Jewish Center in Fresh Meadows. “We are living in a crazy era. It’s frightening and we have to protect ourselves.”
New - York - Archdiocese - Parishes - Response
…The New York Archdiocese has been quietly training its parishes in active-shooter response for months.
And Our Lady of Good Counsel Pastor Ambrose Madu told The Post his Staten Island parish will hold a meeting later this month to discuss whether the flock will reach out to off-duty cops to staff masses as ushers.
Said - Good - Counsel - Ideal - Scenario
Said one Good Counsel parishioner: “In an ideal scenario, you want them to be ushers. They are walking the church. They are directing and seating the people … Our church has several entrances. They need to be watched.”
Father Gerald E. Murray, pastor of The Church...
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