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For Five Years as Pope, Francis Has Extended God’s Mercy

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals that the Catholic Church faced a clear choice between being a Church that “goes out” or a … more

New York’s Encuentro Must ‘Announce The Gospel,’ Vatican Archbishop Says

The secretary of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization told Hispanic ministry leaders at the Archdiocese of New York’s V Encuentro they must first have a sincere “personal encounter … more

Pro-Life Film, Meeting Inspire Maria Regina Students

Sabrina Dunckley concluded her school week with an unexpected emotional and uplifting experience. The junior was among nearly 175 classmates and faculty at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale to … more

Mass for Cardinal Egan

A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the third anniversary of Cardinal Egan’s death Monday, March 5, at 7 a.m. Cardinal Egan died at age 82 on March 5, … more

Cardinal Tells Catechumens They Bring Him Great Hope

Erisa Behrami was one of the 305 catechumens at this year’s Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “This is something that means a lot to me,” Ms. Behrami said in an interview after … more

Parishes in Newburgh, Poughkeepsie to Merge

This past weekend, the merger of the parishes of Sacred Heart and St. Francis of Assisi, both in Newburgh, was announced, as was the merger of the parishes of St. Mary-St. Joseph and Our Lady of … more

Dolores B. Grier, Longtime Vice Chancellor for the Archdiocese

Dolores Bernadette Grier, who served as vice chancellor for community relations in the archdiocese and also was an outspoken and effective advocate for the cause of life, died Feb. 22. Her … more

Befitting Farewell

Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, 26, a New York Army National Guard soldier, died in a Dec. 28 Bronx apartment house fire that claimed 12 other lives. He is credited with saving four lives and returning to … more

New Windsor Couple Is Longest Married in The Archdiocese

Joseph and Elizabeth Farina have been identified as the longest-married couple in the Archdiocese of New York. They were the winners of a contest conducted by Worldwide Marriage Encounter in … more

New Rochelle School to Move, Become Part of Catholic School Region of Central Westchester

Promising enrollment trends at Holy Name of Jesus School in New Rochelle add up to a relocation at the end of the school year to the larger complex of the former Holy Family School, also in New … more

Stepinac Wins Archdiocesan Basketball Title

Alan Griffin finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds as the Archbishop Stepinac High School boys’ basketball team won the archdiocesan championship with a 78-62 victory over Cardinal Hayes High … more

St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Salute Catholic Schools of Archdiocese, Superintendent

The 257th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, with a nod to Catholic schools of the archdiocese and its superintendent, will step off Saturday, March 17, along Fifth Avenue in … more

Father Fagan Will Speak At Construction Breakfast

Father Paul Fagan, C.P., will be the guest speaker at Catholics in Construction’s 136th Semi-Annual Communion Breakfast at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on 42nd Street in Manhattan Friday, April 6, at 9:45 … more

Holy Thursday Pilgrimage to Seven Churches Set in Dutchess, Ulster

Hudson Valley pilgrims will have the opportunity to make a pilgrimage to seven churches in Dutchess and Ulster counties on Holy Thursday, March 29. Eighteen churches in Dutchess County and 17 in … more

Revive Missions Schedule for March

Parishes will gather for three-day “Revive: Faith Every Day” missions. The missions include prayer, preaching, music and the celebration of Mass, and opportunities for the sacraments of … more

Msgr. Farrell Wrestler Earns State Crown

Msgr. Farrell High School’s Terry Adams became the only CHSAA wrestler to win a state title this season when he beat Rush Henrietta’s Jayden Scott in a 3-2 decision, in Division I’s 106-pound … more

Sister Katherine Seibert, a Physician, Wins Notre Dame Alumni Award

Sister Katherine Seibert, S.C., a physician at the HRHCare health centers in Monticello and Goshen, will receive the 2018 Thomas A. Dooley Award from her alma mater, the University of Notre Dame, … more

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

300 to Participate in Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday

Three hundred catechumens preparing to enter the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil will participate in the Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the first Sunday of Lent, Feb. … more
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