Feature stories
251 results total, viewing 101 - 120

Statement of Cardinal Dolan on Passing of Reverend Billy Graham

“As anyone growing up in the 1950s and 1960s can tell you, it was hard not to notice and be impressed by the Reverend Billy Graham. There was no question that the Dolans were a Catholic family, … more

Black Catholics at Cathedral Mass Encouraged to ‘Share the Journey’

The 1,500 people attending the annual archdiocesan Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral were told that living out the liturgy’s theme of “Share the Journey” meant “sharing … more

Apartment Complex Could Affect Peace, Quiet for Sacramentine Nuns in Scarsdale

The quiet and privacy surrounding the Sacramentine Nuns in Scarsdale could soon dissipate if a developer is successful in building an apartment complex across from the contemplative order’s … more

On World Marriage Day, Husbands, Wives Lovingly Honor Each Other

A dreary, rainy day in Manhattan did not deter more than 400 Hispanic couples from celebrating World Marriage Day Feb. 11 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The second annual Spanish Mass honoring the … more

En el Día Mundial del Matrimonio, Esposos y Esposas Se Honran Amorosamente

Un día oscuro y lluvioso en Manhattan no disuadió a más de 400 parejas hispanas para celebrar el Día Mundial del Matrimonio el 11 de febrero en la Catedral de San Patricio. La segunda misa … more

Baseball Miracles Clinic Brings the Game Home for Newburgh Kids

Marlboro’s Roy Underwood Jr. plays six different positions but enjoys shortstop the most because Yankees legend Derek Jeter played the position. The 8-year-old was one of the 150 boys and girls … more

Mardi Gras at St. Helena’s

ABC Youth Group of St. Helena parish, the Bronx, hosted an inaugural Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Feb. 10 in the gymnasium of the parish church on Olmstead Avenue. Among the festive offerings at the … more

Funeral Mass Set for Soldier Who Saved Fellow Residents in Bronx Fire

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, the Bronx. Mensah, 28, a New York Army National Guard soldier, … more

Archdiocesan Encuentro to Gather 700 Hispanic Leaders Feb. 24

Later this month, a gathering of about 700 Hispanic ministry leaders and parishioners from throughout the archdiocese will focus on consultation, reflection and fruitfulness about where Hispanic … more

New Yorkers Inspired by What They Saw, Heard at March for Life

Maureen Bubel participated in the first March for Life as a mother of young children and has returned almost every year since the first march in 1974. The parishioner of St. Columba in Hopewell … more

Cardinal Raps Senate Failure To Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban

Cardinal Dolan decried the Senate’s failure to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, and called on senators to … more

ArchCare Group Makes ‘Safe and Secure’ Rosaries for the Troops

A group of patriotic seniors and people with special needs at ArchCare in Staten Island recently made their last batch of hand-knotted rosaries for U.S. troops in combat zones. It was the end of a … more

Cathedral Mass, Vigil Show Prayer Is ‘Foundation’ of Life Movement

Auxiliary Bishop Peter Byrne, at a Mass opening the Prayer Vigil for Life at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, said, “This is a special night. This is a night of prayer for life.” The Prayer Vigil … more

Dorothy Day's Cause

Dr. Waldery Hilgeman, the Roman postulator for the cause of canonization of Servant of God Dorothy Day, visited New York Jan. 22-26. On Jan. 24, Dr. Hilgeman met with officials working on the inquiry … more

Cardinal Egan Scholarships Honor 265 Students of Italian Heritage

Michael Marano took his first trip on the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan to be recognized as one of 265 Catholic school students in the archdiocese receiving the Edward Cardinal Egan Scholarship at … more

Fairfield University Displaying Major Art Pieces From Church in Rome

All roads lead to Fairfield. Well, actually, Rome. But some major … more

Life Is a Civil Right, Cardinal Dolan Says at Mass Before the March

Cardinal Dolan told pro-life advocates at a Jan. 18 Mass opening the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington, D.C., that the fight to end abortion is about civil rights. more

Cabaret Benefit Feb. 3 for Astor Center

Television news reporter Magee Hickey and the Hickey family present “Don’t Fence Me In: An Evening of Cole Porter,” a fund-raising tribute to the legendary Cole Porter, featuring cabaret singer Stacy Sullivan and special guest stars, Saturday, Feb. 3. more

Our Lady of China Statue Underscores Old Cathedral’s Welcome

A hand-carved wooden statue of Our Lady of China that graces the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in lower Manhattan stands as a reminder that people from foreign lands have been, and … more

Dorothy Day’s ‘Pilgrimage’ Was New York Encounter Topic

Dorothy Day’s life embodied a sense of odyssey marked by constant conversion of heart, intimacy with Jesus Christ and a holistic approach to all things, Cardinal Dolan said during a discussion of … more
« Prev | 1 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 13 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.