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October 26, 2015 It’s good to be back in New York after almost four weeks in Rome for the Synod of Bishops on the Family. I have written a few blog posts to keep you updated on the synod (which … more
The Franciscan Sisters of Peekskill put on their gray robes and traditional habits each morning, but most importantly, they put on their smiles—perhaps their greatest tool of evangelization. … more
Msgr. James Dorney, longtime pastor of St. Peter’s parish in the New Brighton section on Staten Island and a highly regarded co-regional vicar and co-dean of Staten Island, died Oct. 26 in Richmond … more
Grateful for the generous “missionary spirit” of a multitude of clergy, men and women religious and laity, Auxiliary Bishop Peter Byrne publicly thanked them for their service, both past and … more
Throughout the second annual Staten Island Youth Fest Oct. 17 at Moore Catholic High School, the focus remained squarely on Jesus—through various forms, including a Healing Mass, a Holy Hour of … more
The U.S. bishops voted Nov. 17 to approve a pastoral letter on marriage, despite concerns voiced by some bishops about the document's pastoral tone and content. Nearly 100 changes in two rounds of amendments preceded the 180-45 vote in favor of … more
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