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Events of 9/11 Put Successful Broadcast Journalist on Path to Diaconate

Greg Kandra was a good-enough Catholic, observant and Mass-going, although he admits his wife was by comparison the real lion of the faith as they attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs parish in Forest Hills, Queens. more

Idolatry of Wealth, Beauty Demands a Costly Sacrifice, Pope Says

Idolatry is a human inclination that spares neither believers nor atheists and deprives people of life and love in exchange for slavery to unfulfilled dreams, Pope Francis said. more

Help Those in Need, Never Waste Food, Pope Says

Pope Francis asked people to generously serve those most in need and to never... more

For My Children, Not for Me

Moira was a good girl who got pregnant at the end of March in her senior year at St. Damien's High School. She often thought this was lucky timing since she did not start showing until just after her … more

Prayers for Peace Along New York City Streets

Catholic peace activist Al Forte was one of more than 50 people walking to advance the cause in the initial leg of a New York City to Boston Pray-for-Peace Walk, That first leg June 30 went from … more

World Needs Leaders Who Are Just, Compassionate, Merciful, Pope Says

The world needs leaders who can “put into practice a more just way for all of us to live in this world as sharers in a common destiny,” Pope Francis said. more

Cardinal Calls ‘Timeless Truths’ in ‘Humanae Vitae’ a Gift to Church

Fifty years ago in issuing his encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” Blessed Paul VI “reaffirmed the beautiful truth that a husband and wife are called to give themselves completely to each other,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more

Irish Redemptorist Seminarian Interns With Archdiocese’s Tribunal

Ryan M. Holovlasky speaks four languages and he’s working on a fifth. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and he’s working on a master’s in divinity. Holovlasky, 32, is a Redemptorist … more

Capuchin Parishes to Mark Feast of Blessed Solanus Casey July 29-30

The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Mary will mark the July 30 feast of Blessed Solanus Casey, O.F.M. Cap., the Capuchin friar who was beatified last November, with Masses and other celebrations … more

Pope Approves USCCB Delegates for October’s Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis has ratified the members elected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to represent the United States at the Synod of Bishops Oct. 3-28. more

‘Immoral’ Situation

The recent article, “Bishops End Border Visit Calling for Urgent Reunification of Children,” lacks true grit (CNY, July 5).I read about the pastoral visit to a center where lit up eyes … more

She Met Father Duffy

I read with interest the article by Christie L. Chicoine about Father Francis Duffy (CNY, July 5). My father, John Burke, was a member of the Fighting 69th who served in World War I. He was in … more

Financial Services Report 2018

The financial services report of the Archdiocese of New York more

En el Bronx, Fe en Cinco Idiomas para Una Parroquia Multicultural

La parroquia de Santa Lucía en el Bronx ofrece la misa en cinco idiomas. Tal como suena: en cinco idiomas. Albanés, criollo haitiano, inglés, italiano y español. Albanés desde 2009, criollo haitiano desde 2015, español desde la década de los ochenta, e inglés e italiano desde que la parroquia fue establecida en 1927. “Servimos a las personas en su lengua materna para que puedan rendir culto a Dios en el idioma que mejor entienden”, dijo el párroco, padre Nikolin Pergjini, la semana pasada sobre cómo él se comunica con los feligreses de su multicultural parroquia. more

French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran

French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, an experienced diplomat and head of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, died in Hartford, Conn., where he was receiving medical treatment. He was … more

Sister Barbara Anne Masterson, M.M.

Sister Barbara Anne Masterson, M.M., who was a nurse in Bolivia and in the archdiocese, died July 3 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 89. Her first assignment was at Bethany House … more

Sister Marilyn Stack, C.N.D.

Sister Marilyn Stack, C.N.D., a teacher at Villa Maria Academy in the Bronx for three years, died July 2 at Lourdes Health Care Center in Wilton, Conn. She was 79. Sister Marilyn taught at Villa … more

Brother James Austin Finnegan, C.F.C

Brother James Austin Finnegan, C.F.C, who taught at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle for 11 years, died June 27 at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville. He was 74. Brother Finnegan was at Iona … more

Maureen T. Brolly

Maureen T. Brolly, a volunteer at parishes and schools in the archdiocese, died June 29. She was 79. Mrs. Brolly was a retired vice president of human resources at American Airlines. She … more

Father Arthur T. Leone

Father Arthur T. Leone, who served as a parochial vicar of many parishes and was a faculty member of two Catholic high schools in the archdiocese, died July 12. He was 87. Most recently, Father … more
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