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Dominican Republic Faithful Honor Mary, Celebrate Culture

Auxiliary Bishop Ramón Benito Angeles Fernández of the Archdiocese of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, told the faithful at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that the Blessed Mother is a woman “filled … more

With Success Comes Growth For Blended Learning Model

Kieran Sullivan attests he and his schoolmates are benefiting from the Blended Learning teaching model at St. Patrick’s School in Yorktown Heights. The seventh-grader is among the students in … more

Schools Week, Strategic Planning and Parade Showcase Learning

Plans for special education teachers and resource rooms, continued cutting edge science and technology programs, a chaplaincy program and a renowned parade that highlights Catholic schools in the … more

S.I. Schools, Recalling Sandy, Assist Others in Need

The Staten Island Catholic School Region is continuing to make a difference in its community and beyond. Catholic schools in the borough raised $61,000 for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston … more

A Little White Lamb Helps Young Students Learn Values

Youngsters throughout the archdiocese have been learning “values infusion” lessons this school year with help from a series of K-2 books called Loukoumi. The lessons focus on the importance of … more

Catholic Faith, Family Guide Santini to National Hockey League

Steven Santini says family and faith guided him in fulfilling his dream of being an NHL defenseman with the New Jersey Devils. “I think God played a big part of my life on and off the ice,” … more

Passion for Hockey Runs in the Family

Steven Santini developed a passion for hockey at a young age. The 22-year-old defenseman for the New Jersey Devils grew up at the family-owned Brewster Ice Arena in Putnam County and inherited his … more

Bishop Shares Christmas Memory of Father’s Love at Midnight Mass

Auxiliary Bishop John O’Hara shared a childhood story from Christmas, hoping it would bring back special Christmas memories for those in St. Patrick’s Cathedral celebrating Midnight Mass Dec. … more

St. Joseph’s Parish in Middletown: 150 Years of Faith and Community

On the vigil of the First Sunday of Advent, parishioners of St. Joseph’s in Middletown welcomed Cardinal Dolan to their faith community, as the cardinal offered a special Mass in celebration of the … more

Three on a Mission for CRS, Via Fordham University

Owen Fitzgerald, Therese Hart and Liia Khalikova will embark on missions this month for Catholic Relief Services. CRS has selected the three graduate students from Fordham University to … more

New Lay Maryknoll Missioners Span the Globe to Help the Poor

Mike Garr hopes to return from his mission in Kenya in 2021 with a better understanding of people living in poverty. The 61-year-old retiree is one of seven missioners in the 50th Maryknoll Lay … more

Blessed Paul VI Could Be Canonized in 2018, Diocesan Paper Says

Blessed Paul VI could be declared a saint in 2018, perhaps during the Synod of Bishops, an institution he re-established after the Second Vatican Council, according to the newspaper of his home diocese. more

REACHING OUT TO PUERTO RICO

Forty days after Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn brought financial support, prayerful solidarity and the family love of New … more

Cardinal Dolan, Bishop DiMarzio Bring Support, Prayers From New York to Puerto Rico

Forty days after Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn brought financial support, prayerful solidarity and the family love of New York’s Puerto Rican Catholic community on their pastoral visit to Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan and the people of Puerto Rico this week. more

Pope Condemns ‘Murderous Folly’ of Terrorism After New York Attack

Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God. more

‘Horrendous Attack Weighs on All Our Hearts,’ USCCB President Says of New York Tragedy

The “horrendous act” by a driver in a pickup truck who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in New York late in the afternoon Oct. 31 “weighs on all of our hearts,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more

Statement of Cardinal Dolan on Attack in Lower Manhattan

Cardinal Dolan released the following statement on the attack today, Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Lower Manhattan: more

Contentious Political Climate Gives Way to Humor at Al Smith Dinner

House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered the keynote address at the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Oct. 19 in Manhattan. more

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Celebrates 50 Uplifting Years

The 1960s are remembered as a tumultuous time of counterculture movements and groundbreaking accomplishments. In that decade, the Holy Spirit was said to have become present to 30 students and … more

Silver Anniversary for Deacons

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