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‘To Be a Hayesman, That’s a Standard’

Every so often, Father Joseph Tierney will be in his office at Cardinal Hayes High School and look outside to see a mother passing by with her young son about age 10. Invariably, he said, the mother …

Seek Out the Light

One of my favorite things about this season of seemingly ever-present physical darkness is the occasional pocket or flash of light. Not just the leftover twinkling Christmas decorations, although …

To Be a Genuine Progressive, Protect the Baby in the Womb

We New Yorkers pride ourselves on being “progressive.” A former governor, Theodore Roosevelt, often observed that government “needed always to advance whatever promoted human …

La Política al Servicio de la Paz

El papa Francisco, en su mensaje para la celebración de la 52 Jornada Mundial de la paz, del 1 de enero de 2019, como en otras tantas ocasiones, ha vuelto a incidir en la necesidad de trabajar por …

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Local Prayer Vigil for Life Set for Jan. 22 at Cathedral

A Prayer Vigil for Life with the Sisters of Life and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal will be offered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The gathering marks the 46th anniversary …

Abortion Expansion Legislation Could Become Law on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

The Reproductive Health Act—which is poised to be signed into law Jan. 22, the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion across the nation—“is …

Bronze Papal Busts Behold Cathedral Vestibules

Crafted busts of the four popes who have visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral now grace the cathedral’s north and south entrances along Fifth Avenue. The busts of St. Pope Paul VI and St. Pope John …

Black History Mass Highlights Weekend for Archdiocesan Black History Month Celebration

The archdiocesan Office of Black Ministry is sponsoring a full weekend of activities to start Black History Month, concluding with its annual Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m.
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Abuse Report’s Claim of Cover-up, Mishandling of Cases Called ‘Misleading’

The conclusion reached by a Pennsylvania grand jury that six of the state’s Catholic dioceses acted “in virtual lockstep” to cover up abuse allegations and dismiss alleged victims over a …

Lord’s Prayer Is Reaching Out for Father’s Loving Embrace, Pope Says

To pray well, people need to have the heart of a child —a child who feels safe and loved in a father’s tender embrace, Pope Francis said.

Catholics Must Continue Seeking Pardon for Anti-Judaism, Pope Says

A few decades of respectful Catholic-Jewish dialogue pale in comparison to “19 centuries of Christian anti-Judaism,” Pope Francis said, so Catholics must continue to ask forgiveness and forge new bonds of respect and friendship with the Jewish community.

Archbishop Calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘Powerful Prayer Initiative’

The novena “9 Days for Life” is a “powerful prayer initiative” for the end to abortion and for “the respect of all human life,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.

Faith is Passed on at Home, Pope Tells Parents at Baptism

Faith isn’t something learned just by studying the catechism but rather is a gift passed on to children by the example of their parents, Pope Francis said.
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A Role for Robots in STEM Curriculum at Elementary Schools

Joseph Sanese-Cavone shared the enthusiasm of his kindergarten classmates when Dash took the floor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford. “Dash is so much fun, I can’t stop playing …

Family Connections Offer Lesson at Century-Old Staten Island School

Vincent Sadowski, principal at St. Patrick’s School on Staten Island, leads a school community where many of today’s students are following in the footsteps of their parents and …

Committee to Search for New Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Cardinal Dolan announced Jan. 9 the formation of a search committee to begin the process of naming a new superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of New York. Dr. Timothy J. McNiff, the …
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‘To Be a Hayesman, That’s a Standard’

Every so often, Father Joseph Tierney will be in his office at Cardinal Hayes High School and look outside to see a mother passing by with her young son about age 10. Invariably, he said, the mother …

Catholic Schools Week - Open Houses

During Catholic Schools Week, Touring Tuesday Open Houses (listed by county) will be held at the following schools on Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Other school open house dates are also …
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Cristo de Esquipulas

El Cristo de Esquipulas es una imagen de Jesús crucificado, venerado por millones de fieles centroamericanos. La imagen original se encuentra en la Basílica de Esquipulas en Guatemala.

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