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On the vigil of the First Sunday of Advent, parishioners of St. Joseph’s in Middletown welcomed Cardinal Dolan to their faith community, as the cardinal offered a special Mass in celebration of the … more
Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in the Bronx is holding its 111th anniversary dinner dance at Maestro’s Caterers in the Bronx Sunday, Oct. 29, beginning with a reception at 3 p.m. to be followed by … more
Auxiliary Bishop Dominick Lagonegro delivered a homily that hit home and left people talking after the 40th annual Columbus Day Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Oct. 9. more
Cardinal Dolan, at a special Disaster Relief Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, expressed prayerful solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico, Mexico and Central America who have suffered loss of … more
St. Raymond is a parish rich in history that has persevered through changes to the parish and to the cultural makeup of its Bronx neighborhood over 175 years. more
The artwork of two Staten Island Catholic school students is being showcased on sanitation trucks throughout the borough for their winning submissions in the “Don’t Litter, Recycle” art contest sponsored by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and Pratt Industries. more
A new Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, a native New Yorker, graces the interior of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in commemoration of the saint and the 200 years of service of the Sisters of Charity of New York which she founded. Cardinal Dolan blessed the shrine during a Sunday afternoon prayer service at the cathedral Oct. 8. more
There was relief and sadness June 10 as parishioners of St. Peter and St. Denis in Yonkers brought urns with the cremated remains of 10 family members to a poignant communal Funeral Mass at the church and solemn burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne. more
Rain fell heavily during a solemn Requiem Mass as a humble churchman of the 19th century was remembered nearly 140 years later for his simplicity and relative anonymity. more
A statue of the Blessed Mother in a grotto surrounded by roses that soon will be in bloom stands outside St. Mary’s Church in Kingston, the words “Pray for Us” etched on the front. She is there … more
The outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Augustine parish, Ossining, offer a profound Lenten meditation on Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. more
Father Jose Felix Ortega, L.C., pastor of St. Peter and St. Denis parish in Yonkers, celebrated Palm Sunday Mass April 9, one of two noon Spanish-language Masses offered to accommodate the large … more
Turn to the Lord in the midst of temptation, not after that temptation has passed.  So suggested Father Lucian Clark, C.P., a priest of the Immaculate Conception Monastery in Jamaica, … more
Nini DeLuca just completed her third trip to Nigeria and is thrilled a fourth trip is planned in two years. more
Visitors to St. Patrick’s Cathedral can see the evidence of the multimillion dollar restoration project in the interior and exterior of the Gothic landmark building. Now, part of that restoration … more
A group of fourth-graders from the parish religious education program at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scarsdale are all smiles as they show baked goods they and another class from their grade contributed to their Valentine-themed fundraiser that earned $302 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. more
Five hundred catechumens will participate in the Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the first Sunday of Lent, March 5, and candidates will take part in the Rite of Calling … more
In a letter read to parishioners of St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace last weekend, it was announced that plans are under way for the sale of Our Lady of Peace Church on East 62nd Street to … more
Pro-life advocates participate in the Prayer Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood on Feb. 11 along Church Street in Poughkeepsie. more
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