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A Prayerful Beginning to 2019

One of the best things about the holiday season is spending time with family members and friends. Since Thanksgiving, we’ve been fortunate to spend time in the company of relatives from three …

Grateful for Family Life, at Home and in the Church

One of the feasts of this Christmas season I very much enjoy is the Sunday after Christmas, the Feast of the Holy Family, which we celebrated last Sunday. That baby born just last week is true God …

Learning to Ponder

We live in a world that is increasingly noisy. Here in New York, it seems that there is a constant cacophony of sound surrounding us. As frustrating as that can be, it is especially challenging to …

It’s OK to Start 2019 With You

I’ve always appreciated the notion of self-care in an Oprah Winfrey, hot-baths-and-expensive-chocolates kind of way. We work so hard, the thinking goes, that we deserve a break here and there. So …

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Search for Longest-Married Couple in the Archdiocese

With World Marriage Day 2019 coming up on Feb. 10, the search is under way to find the longest married couple in the Archdiocese of New York. The annual celebration honors the vocation of marriage …

Restoring Dignity Is Catholic Relief Services’ 75-Year Mission

As Catholic Relief Services staffers and supporters spent an evening marking 75 years of service in the world, one word recurred: dignity. Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, who was chairman of the CRS …

For 75 Years, CRS Has Transformed Lives

Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, marked 75 years of service in December, and we want to join the chorus of supporters and admirers …

Cardinal Said He Would Support Legislation to ‘Help Victim Heal’

Cardinal Dolan addressed the state’s Child Victims Act and abuse allegations against a retired priest of the archdiocese as well as the upcoming retreat of the nation’s bishops in an interview …
Our Faith

Faith is Passed on at Home, Pope Tells Parents at Baptism

Faith isn’t something learned just by studying the catechism but rather is a gift passed on to children by the example of their parents, Pope Francis said.

Vietnamese Authorities Destroy Homes in Predominantly Catholic Area

More than 100 homes—including a Church-run home for disabled war veterans—were forcibly demolished by state officials in southern Vietnam.

Vatican Leaps Into the World of Sports

The Vatican announced its plans to take a leap of faith into the wide world of sports with the creation of its first ever sports association.

Prayer Has the Power to Change Lives, Hearts, Pope Says

God is a father who never ignores His children when they call to Him in times of suffering, loneliness and despair, Pope Francis said.

‘Nationalistic Tendencies’ Threaten World Peace, Pope Tells Diplomats

As it did prior to the Second World War, the rise of nationalism in the world poses a threat to peace and constructive dialogue among nations, Pope Francis said.
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Former Teacher’s Triumph Over Adversity Inspires Albertus Magnus Students

Billy Keenan returned to the school where he was once a student and teacher to deliver an inspiring message of faith to more than 100 juniors at Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia Dec. …

Inner-City Scholarship Fund Gets $2 Million From Barry Foundation

The John and Daria Barry Foundation has given a $2 million grant to the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. The gift is the foundation’s largest single-year donation, and one that will greatly support …

History Class

A fifth-grade class at Incarnation School in Manhattan participated in the National Education Project’s Bill of Rights Day birthday cake celebration marking the 227th anniversary of the Bill of …

Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Llena Corazones con Alegría

El obispo auxiliar Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes de la arquidiócesis de Monterrey, México, les dijo a los congregantes en los bancos llenos de la catedral de San Patricio que la Santísima Madre …