Cardinal Dolan

Editorial & Opinion
Timely Conference on ‘Care for Creation’

When the phone call came from one of the organizers of “Care for Creation: Hearing Earth’s Cry and Responding With Hope,” asking if Catholic New York would cover the daylong conference, my …

‘And After This, Our Exile…’

Although I have had a lifelong struggle with the Rosary—I’ve always considered myself Rosary-challenged—I started praying this prayer more frequently of late, thanks to the encouragement of …

Into the Desert

Never forget my brothers, the priesthood is true and good and beautiful because it belongs to Jesus. He is the great High Priest.” These were the words spoken by Father Chris Martin, the …

Seeing the Best at the Worst of Times

Roxanne Loper was almost home. Her journey had begun 15 months earlier when she spotted a picture of a baby girl on the World Partners website and sensed something special. She and her husband, …

‘Now and at the Hour of Our Death’

As you know, my first column in November, the month of the Faithful Departed…

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Bishop Robert Brucato

When he was named a bishop in 1997, my Uncle Bob chose as his episcopal motto, “My heart is ready, O Lord” (Ps 57:8/108:2). The phrase captures the very essence of this good priest, this …

Bishop Robert A. Brucato, 87

Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert A. Brucato, who served as vicar general and chancellor of the archdiocese, was pastor of three parishes and a military chaplain, died Nov. 7. He was 87.

All Saints Day

Cardinal Dolan celebrated an All Saints Day Mass Nov. 1 at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale.

Ceremony Recognizes Catechists for Generous Years of Service

The archdiocesan Catechetical Office recently honored catechists and directors/coordinators of religious education who have achieved milestones in the certification process. The annual Certification …
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Brewers Chaplain Finds Joy in Connecting His Love of Priesthood, Sports

Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to the National League Championship Series.

Rome Reflection

In February of my sophomore year, I went on a service trip to the Romero Center in Camden, N.J. I knew a little bit about Archbishop Oscar Romero from my theology class in freshman year, but I never …

Archival Find at Catholic University Leads to Kristallnacht Remembrance

Jews worldwide will remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Pope to Journalists: Counter Resignation, Evil With Ethics, Passion

Break through every “wall” of gloom and resignation and help the world realize people need to take care of one another because they are all part of one human family, Pope Francis told Catholic journalists.

Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray Hard’ For All Affected By California Shooting

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez urged those attending a prayer vigil Nov. 8 to honor the memory of the victims killed in a shooting spree the evening before “by living our lives with greater intensity and purpose and with greater love for one another.”
Schools Coverage

Blessed Sacrament School to Add Campus for Growing Enrollment

The School of the Blessed Sacrament will operate as one school with two campuses due to increased enrollment, beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools office …

All Saints Day

Cardinal Dolan celebrated an All Saints Day Mass Nov. 1 at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale.

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Catholic Schools’ Test Scores Soar for Fourth Year in a Row

Continuing a trend that Catholic schools students’ state test scores in the archdiocese eclipse those of New York State, New York City and most charter school averages, student scores on state …

Organizaciones Se Preocupan por Tensión en La Frontera

A finales de octubre, la Administración Trump anunció planes de enviar más de 5,000 soldados militares a la frontera sur, anticipando la llegada de un grupo de inmigrantes de Centroamérica en rumbo al norte. Uno o dos días después, el …