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Thanks to scientists, including a physics teacher at Regis High School in Manhattan, gravitational waves have been directly measured, supporting Einstein’s theory of General Relativity. On Sept. … more
At its annual convening in Albany Feb. 8-9, the New York State Council of Catholic Charities Directors honored George Horton, director of social and community development for archdiocesan Catholic … more
It was a joyful celebration with music, prayer and praise; it was a gathering of families, of people of faith. More than 1,400 attended the annual archdiocesan Black History Month Mass at St. … more
The first three “Saturdays of Mercy” will be held in parish churches in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island over the next month, beginning on Feb. 20 at St. Raymond’s Church, 1759 Castle … more
Lenten Observances Across the Archdiocese   Preparations for Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, are under way across the archdiocese. Programs and other observances include … more
In a sign of the Church’s growth and mission of evangelization, 1,577 candidates and catechumens will take part in the Rites of Election and Continuing Conversion in the archdiocese during Lent. … more
Participants at the 2016 March for Life may not have been as numerous as in previous years, due to predictions of blizzard-like conditions, but those who did make their way to Washington, D.C., for the march or for Masses and related events found the same powerful public witness they have come to expect. more
Former U.S. Sen. Majority Leader George J. Mitchell, who negotiated the Good Friday Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland, will step off as grand marshal of New York’s 255th St. Patrick’s Day … more
Cardinal Dolan kicked off a week of public witness and devotions to the pro-life cause at a Respect Life Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Jan. 17 during which he urged Catholics not to be … more
Don’t worry, be happy! The words to the 1988 Bobby McFerrin novelty ditty could sound trite coming from someone else. But coming from Amel Nona, the exiled archbishop of the Chaldean … more
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