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Editorial & Opinion
Come and Get Your Gift

Last Saturday, I accompanied my wife to the Funeral Mass of her 87-year-old uncle at a parish church in Garfield, N.J., not an uncommon experience for us these days as the older generation in our …

‘The Comings of Christ’

The passing of George H.W. Bush, our forty-first president, has moved me. I’ve always admired him. While working at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, I got to meet him a number of times, …

Fail Again

A willingness to be vulnerable in front of other people is probably one of my best qualities. I know that sounds like a self-deprecating put-down, and for the longest time—most of my life—I would …

Embracing Divine Revelations, Accepting the Unknown

It all started with a lost birth certificate. The Holy Spirit was at work that day and hasn’t slowed down since. My aunt Jan has always known she was adopted, and the many mysteries surrounding …

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Public Notice by the Archdiocese of New York

The opportunity for peaceful public assembly is a constitutionally protected hallmark of our American democracy. There are also rules that govern such assemblies. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, as …

New York Parishes Joining National Night of Prayer for Life Dec. 8-9

Parishioners in the Archdiocese of New York are invited to join in praying for the sanctity of all human life on the National Night of Prayer for Life, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9. Parishes in New …

College of New Rochelle Dedicates Harlem Location

The College of New Rochelle celebrated the expansion of its Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem during a Nov. 29 ribbon-cutting ceremony at the campus’ new location at 313 W. 125th St. Classes at the …

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Our Faith

Christmas Spirit in the Air as Vatican Unveils Nativity Scene, Tree

The annual unveiling of the Vatican’s Christmas tree and Nativity scene brought some much-needed warmth to people’s hearts as winter approached.

High Court Won’t Hear States’ Appeals Over Defunding Planned Parenthood

Pro-life leaders said they were disappointed the U.S. Supreme Court declined Dec. 10 to hear appeals from Kansas and Louisiana on lower court rulings that have stopped the states from blocking Medicaid funds going to Planned Parenthood.

Shooting in Brazilian Cathedral Leaves Five Dead, Four Injured

A gunman opened fire inside a Brazilian church, killing four people and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Things from God in Prayer, Pope Says

No one should be afraid to turn to God with prayer, especially in times of great doubt, suffering and need, Pope Francis said.

As U.N. Declaration Hits 70, Push to Include ‘New’ Rights Called Troubling

Seventy years after its adoption, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was lauded Dec. 4 as a seminal, yet imperfect achievement of the nascent United Nations. Speakers at a panel honored the foresight of the declaration’s fram
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Schools Coverage

Dr. Timothy McNiff to Retire as Superintendent of Schools in April

Dr. Timothy J. McNiff is retiring as superintendent of schools of the archdiocese in April. After serving in that capacity for the past decade, Dr. McNiff cited his desire to return to his …

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St. Gregory Barbarigo School Choir Launches Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular

Anna Leonido said she will always remember the morning she and 18 schoolmates in the St. Gregory Barbarigo School choir kicked off the 2018 Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in …

Military Salute

La Salle Academy in Manhattan welcomed members of the U.S. armed forces to its annual Veteran Days’ assembly Nov. 9. Jerome Pannell, La Salle’s assistant principal for students services and …
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Misa Para La Purísima

Más de 1.200 personas asistieron a la misa anual para la Purísima el 2 de diciembre en la catedral de San Patricio. El obispo David A. Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap., de la diócesis de Siuna, …

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