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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
Sandra Rodriguez is a lifelong New York Yankees fan who was treated to a special afternoon by the players she’ll soon be cheering for. The Manhattan resident was among the senior citizens served … more
People of all religious denominations are invited to join the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in praying for Christian unity at Graymoor and in Peekskill in an eight-day event running through Jan. … more
The annual archdiocesan Black History Month Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the National Day of Prayer for the African American and African Family, Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 … more
With the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., nearing, many celebrations and other events in the Archdiocese of New York and down in D.C. will promote life in all of its stages and … more
Marypat Hughes believes that the Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents can spiritually help parents cope with the pain of losing a child. The Ossining woman led a spirited effort to bring … more
Parishes and Right to Life groups have chartered buses to travel to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life on Friday, Jan. 27. Contact information appears below; reservations are usually … more
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