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9/11 Anniversary Marked With Moments of Silence, Prayer, Masses

Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses. Attending a meeting of the U.S. … more

Washingtonville Faithful Welcome New Parish Center

Cardinal Dolan blessed St. Mary’s new, 7,000-square-foot parish center in Washingtonville Sept. 7. “It was terrific. It could not have gone smoother,” Father Jeffrey Maurer, pastor of St. … more

St. Peter’s Honors Past, Highlights Future After 9/11

St. Peter’s Church on Barclay Street “isn’t just about the past, it’s about the present and it’s about a future,” Cardinal Dolan said at the Vigil Mass he celebrated there Sept. 8, the … more

Cardinal to Lead Pilgrims to National Shrine Oct. 6

Cardinal Dolan will lead a group of archdiocesan pilgrims to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Oct. 6. This year’s theme is “In … more

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Address Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Pope Francis, in a letter addressed “to the people of God,” wrote, “No effort must be spared” to prevent future cases of clerical sexual abuse and “to prevent the possibility of their being … more

Knights Name Dutchess County Family of 9 Family of the Year

Ryan and Elizabeth Young and their seven children were honored for what they do every day. Parishioners of St. Martin de Porres in Poughkeepsie, they were named the International Family of the … more

Ukrainian Major Archbishop Celebrates Divine Liturgy in Sloatsburg

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk discussed the greatest gifts of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in his homily to several thousand Ukrainian Catholics during the Divine Liturgy at the 64th … more

Cardinal Dolan Addresses Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Cardinal Dolan, in a letter to the faithful of the archdiocese, has addressed the Aug. 14 clerical abuse report of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury. Written Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Cardinal said: more

Two Feasts for the ‘Summit of Summer’

The gospels, through the Transfiguration, teach us that Jesus is the light of a world often seemingly cloudy and gloomy. In His splendor, His divinity is dramatically apparent to His three friends. more

Catholic Charities Assists in Reuniting Sons With Detained Fathers

Two fathers and two sons from Guatemala and Honduras were able to stay together July 10-12 at a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx through a family reunification program. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, … more

Newest PACE Center Dedicated at Cabrini of Westchester

Curtis Lovett attended his first ribbon-cutting ceremony and hopes to soon attend his first baseball game in many years. The 62-year-old from Yonkers was at the blessing and ribbon-cutting for … more

Prayerful Evening for Young Adults

Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass for young adults at St. Patrick’s Cathedral June 20. The archdiocese’s Office of Young Adult Outreach sponsored the event, which began with a Rosary and an … more

Father Duffy Recalled as Chaplain Who Exemplified Love of God, Country

Cardinal Dolan proudly placed a wreath at the foot of the Times Square statue of a renowned priest of the archdiocese, Father Francis Duffy, 86 years after the World War I chaplain’s death. The … more

Cardinal Visits Immigrants Being Served by Catholic Charities

Cardinal Dolan visited with attorneys, staff, immigrants and children separated from their parents on a tour of the Catholic Charities Immigration Services in lower Manhattan before meeting the media … more

Ten Permanent Deacons Ordained With Families’ Support, Prayers

The 10 men ordained to the sacred order of deacon for the archdiocese did so with the support of their families, who surrounded them with their loving support and presence on the day of their Mass of … more

Deacon Assignments

Deacon Thomas BennettSt. Francis of Assisi, West NyackDeacon Jose CamachoSt. Peter and St. Denis, YonkersDeacon Oscar CifuentesSt. Joachim – St. John, BeaconDeacon Anthony CironeSt. Kateri … more

Auxiliary Bishop Dominick Lagonegro Retires

Pope Francis today accepted the resignation of New York Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro, who most recently has served as episcopal vicar of Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Rockland … more

Abuse Allegation Substantiated Against Cardinal McCarrick

An allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., has been found credible and substantiated. more

Bishops Across U.S. Condemn Separation of Migrant Children

From New York to Denver, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children … more

Rangers Stanley Cup Goaltender Richter Got His Start in CYO Play

Long before Mike Richter hoisted the Stanley Cup with the 1994 New York Rangers, he suited up in a helmet and pads to play CYO football in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. “I was a product of … more
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