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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
On Jan. 1, Cardinal Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, visited St. Joseph’s Church, Spring Valley. He was principal celebrant and homilist at an afternoon Mass in Creole and guest of honor at a … more
Joseph and Maria Bellantuono, friends of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, returned with their eight children for a third year to participate in the Feast of the Holy Innocents at Holy Innocents … more
On any given Sunday, about 120 faithful file into Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, a mission church in Roseton in Orange County, to participate in the 9:30 a.m. Mass, the only regularly scheduled weekend … more
At the end of the 19th century, an influx of Slovenians from what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire settled in New York’s East Village. They found the familiar voices of European groups, … more
A Day for Life at St. Patrick’s Cathedral devoted to prayers, talks and street evangelization will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21, the day before the 44th anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade … more
Parishioners of St. Aedan’s in Pearl River completed a yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary with a visit from Cardinal Dolan for Mass and a reception in the parish gymnasium on Dec. … more
Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow is answering prayers with Mary’s Meals, and yet he ended his talk to about 400 people at St. Stephen the First Martyr Church in Warwick by asking for prayers. “I will … more
Three schoolgirls—one Caucasian, one African-American and one Asian—recently sang as they happily skipped, hand in hand, to class on the campus of St. Ignatius Loyola on Manhattan’s Upper East … more
Kathy Mironchik remembers approaching Father Michael Ramos, O.F.M. Cap., with the idea of starting a chapter of the Catholic Grandparents Association at St. Joseph’s parish in New Paltz. more
Ninety-nine years ago, Pietro Yon, the organist at St. Francis Xavier Church in Manhattan, wrote the familiar Christmas carol “Gesu Bambino.” Father Robert VerEecke, S.J., the … more
Catholic Charities of New York is looking for a few extra hands to help with its annual St. Nicholas Project for Christmas shopping on Saturday, Dec. 3, at Kmart in White Plains and Saturday, Dec. 10, at Kmart in Astor Place, Lower Manhattan. more
The bags are relatively simple. They contain a pair of socks, a sandwich, a bottle of water, snacks, a sweatshirt, scarf, hat and gloves, and personal hygiene supplies like toothpaste and … more
Holy Family parishioners were presented with the unexpected, turning their jubilee into an extraordinary celebration. The parish, located in the Westerleigh section of Staten Island, celebrated … more
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