Cardinal Dolan

“Thank you for your generous receptivity to that gentle whisper from Jesus inviting you to serve Him and His Church as a priest.”

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Editorials / Opinions
Opportunities for Discernment

Recently, I received an email from a young woman who is discerning religious life. She wanted to know the possibilities available in the archdiocese for someone who is thinking about becoming a …

Gracia y Mérito

La Iglesia siembre ha enseñado que la salvación es una gracia absolutamente gratuita. En virtud de los méritos del sacrificio redentor de Cristo obrado en la cruz, somos justificados en el …

His Heart Is All That Matters

We all wonder about it at one time or another! What’s at the core of the universe? What is at the very foundation of existence? What power makes the world tick? Those of us fortunate …

All Stories

Sheen Center Theater Festival of Catholic Playwrights June 21-24

The second annual Sheen Center Theater Festival of Catholic Playwrights opens Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m., with performances by four prominent Catholic theater companies in New York City, including …
Editor's Report

Still Right at Home at a St. John’s Commencement

Until a couple of weeks ago, I never had the occasion to return for commencement exercises at my alma mater, St. John’s University, where I am a proud member of the class of 1985. That may seem a …
Editorials

Court’s Decision Could Serve as Foundation

The U.S. Supreme Court took an important step in affirming Americans’ rights to freedom of speech and religious expression in a ruling that sided with a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding …
Our Faith

Cardinal Dolan Ordains Priests for ‘Mission Territory’ of New York

At a Mass in which he ordained nine new priests at St. Patrick’s Cathedral May 26, Cardinal Dolan spoke to them about a 16th century saint whose joy, love for Jesus and healing priestly ministry made him an ideal choice as the patron of their class.
HOLY HOMEWORK

Still in Need of Dad

Many motels in the United States offer motorists a free breakfast with each night's stay. The managers of a Comfort Inn in Florida provided a delicious example of this morning fare during my recent …

U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Families Be Kept Together at Border

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration June 1 criticized the Trump administration for “forcibly separating children from their mothers and fathers” at the U.S.-Mexico border.
SCHOOL NEWS
Schools Coverage

Ursuline Students Act to Address Venezuelan Food Crisis

At a Venezuelan restaurant in New Rochelle, students from The Ursuline School in the Westchester city met last week to have a meal and talk about what the Venezuelan food crisis means to them, and how they are raising awareness in the United States and raising funds to provide a daily “arepa” breakfast for school children at Corazon de Maria school in a poor neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela.

Ignatian Tournament Helps Jesuit Students Answer Those in Need

Fordham Prep came in first among five area Jesuit high schools competing in the Ignatian Social Justice Tournament at the Province Conference Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Fordham Prep’s …

After-School Enrichment, Enhanced Special Education Pilot Programs Set for 2018-2019

An after-school enrichment program in 15 elementary schools across the archdiocese, and an enhanced special education program at three elementary schools on Staten Island and two in the Bronx, will …

Marked Mass

Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island after celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Mass in Good Counsel’s present church on April 29. The actual first Mass in the current church …
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Obispo de Puerto Rico Da Una Emocionante Homilía en La Catedral

El obispo Rubén González Medina de Ponce, Puerto Rico, fue el celebrante principal y homilista durante la misa anual del Desfile del Dia Puertorriqueño en la catedral de San Patricio, aconsejando …