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New Yorkers Inspired by What They Saw, Heard at March for Life

Maureen Bubel participated in the first March for Life as a mother of young children and has returned almost every year since the first march in 1974. The parishioner of St. Columba in Hopewell … more

Cardinal Raps Senate Failure To Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban

Cardinal Dolan decried the Senate’s failure to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, and called on senators to … more

ArchCare Group Makes ‘Safe and Secure’ Rosaries for the Troops

A group of patriotic seniors and people with special needs at ArchCare in Staten Island recently made their last batch of hand-knotted rosaries for U.S. troops in combat zones. It was the end of a … more

Cathedral Mass, Vigil Show Prayer Is ‘Foundation’ of Life Movement

Auxiliary Bishop Peter Byrne, at a Mass opening the Prayer Vigil for Life at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, said, “This is a special night. This is a night of prayer for life.” The Prayer Vigil … more

Dorothy Day's Cause

Dr. Waldery Hilgeman, the Roman postulator for the cause of canonization of Servant of God Dorothy Day, visited New York Jan. 22-26. On Jan. 24, Dr. Hilgeman met with officials working on the inquiry … more

Cardinal Egan Scholarships Honor 265 Students of Italian Heritage

Michael Marano took his first trip on the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan to be recognized as one of 265 Catholic school students in the archdiocese receiving the Edward Cardinal Egan Scholarship at … more

Fairfield University Displaying Major Art Pieces From Church in Rome

All roads lead to Fairfield. Well, actually, Rome. But some major … more

Life Is a Civil Right, Cardinal Dolan Says at Mass Before the March

Cardinal Dolan told pro-life advocates at a Jan. 18 Mass opening the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington, D.C., that the fight to end abortion is about civil rights. more

Cabaret Benefit Feb. 3 for Astor Center

Television news reporter Magee Hickey and the Hickey family present “Don’t Fence Me In: An Evening of Cole Porter,” a fund-raising tribute to the legendary Cole Porter, featuring cabaret singer Stacy Sullivan and special guest stars, Saturday, Feb. 3. more

Our Lady of China Statue Underscores Old Cathedral’s Welcome

A hand-carved wooden statue of Our Lady of China that graces the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in lower Manhattan stands as a reminder that people from foreign lands have been, and … more

Dorothy Day’s ‘Pilgrimage’ Was New York Encounter Topic

Dorothy Day’s life embodied a sense of odyssey marked by constant conversion of heart, intimacy with Jesus Christ and a holistic approach to all things, Cardinal Dolan said during a discussion of … more

Dominican Republic Faithful Honor Mary, Celebrate Culture

Auxiliary Bishop Ramón Benito Angeles Fernández of the Archdiocese of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, told the faithful at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that the Blessed Mother is a woman “filled … more

With Success Comes Growth For Blended Learning Model

Kieran Sullivan attests he and his schoolmates are benefiting from the Blended Learning teaching model at St. Patrick’s School in Yorktown Heights. The seventh-grader is among the students in … more

Schools Week, Strategic Planning and Parade Showcase Learning

Plans for special education teachers and resource rooms, continued cutting edge science and technology programs, a chaplaincy program and a renowned parade that highlights Catholic schools in the … more

S.I. Schools, Recalling Sandy, Assist Others in Need

The Staten Island Catholic School Region is continuing to make a difference in its community and beyond. Catholic schools in the borough raised $61,000 for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston … more

A Little White Lamb Helps Young Students Learn Values

Youngsters throughout the archdiocese have been learning “values infusion” lessons this school year with help from a series of K-2 books called Loukoumi. The lessons focus on the importance of … more

Catholic Faith, Family Guide Santini to National Hockey League

Steven Santini says family and faith guided him in fulfilling his dream of being an NHL defenseman with the New Jersey Devils. “I think God played a big part of my life on and off the ice,” … more

Passion for Hockey Runs in the Family

Steven Santini developed a passion for hockey at a young age. The 22-year-old defenseman for the New Jersey Devils grew up at the family-owned Brewster Ice Arena in Putnam County and inherited his … more

Bishop Shares Christmas Memory of Father’s Love at Midnight Mass

Auxiliary Bishop John O’Hara shared a childhood story from Christmas, hoping it would bring back special Christmas memories for those in St. Patrick’s Cathedral celebrating Midnight Mass Dec. … more

St. Joseph’s Parish in Middletown: 150 Years of Faith and Community

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
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