14,000: size of the flock of FDNY uniformed fire fighters and EMTs to which Department chaplains tend
In addition to providing spiritual guidance and leading Sunday mass for those working at ground zero, Father Christopher Keenan spent months sifting through dust and debris searching for human remains.
Father Chris was appointed Fire Department Chaplain in Nov. 2001, following the death of Rev. Mychal F. Judge in the 9/11 attacks.
“The Zadroga Bill will enable me to more closely track my lung and thyroid conditions.”