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Three on a Mission for CRS, Via Fordham University

Owen Fitzgerald, Therese Hart and Liia Khalikova will embark on missions this month for Catholic Relief Services. CRS has selected the three graduate students from Fordham University to … more

New Lay Maryknoll Missioners Span the Globe to Help the Poor

Mike Garr hopes to return from his mission in Kenya in 2021 with a better understanding of people living in poverty. The 61-year-old retiree is one of seven missioners in the 50th Maryknoll Lay … more

Blessed Paul VI Could Be Canonized in 2018, Diocesan Paper Says

Blessed Paul VI could be declared a saint in 2018, perhaps during the Synod of Bishops, an institution he re-established after the Second Vatican Council, according to the newspaper of his home diocese. more

Cardinal Dolan, Bishop DiMarzio Bring Support, Prayers From New York to Puerto Rico

Forty days after Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn brought financial support, prayerful solidarity and the family love of New York’s Puerto Rican Catholic community on their pastoral visit to Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan and the people of Puerto Rico this week. more

Pope Condemns ‘Murderous Folly’ of Terrorism After New York Attack

Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God. more

‘Horrendous Attack Weighs on All Our Hearts,’ USCCB President Says of New York Tragedy

The “horrendous act” by a driver in a pickup truck who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in New York late in the afternoon Oct. 31 “weighs on all of our hearts,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more

Statement of Cardinal Dolan on Attack in Lower Manhattan

Cardinal Dolan released the following statement on the attack today, Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Lower Manhattan: more

Contentious Political Climate Gives Way to Humor at Al Smith Dinner

House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered the keynote address at the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Oct. 19 in Manhattan. more

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Celebrates 50 Uplifting Years

The 1960s are remembered as a tumultuous time of counterculture movements and groundbreaking accomplishments. In that decade, the Holy Spirit was said to have become present to 30 students and … more

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Catholic Men’s Conference Set in Somers Oct. 28

The 2017 Catholic Men’s Conference at St. Joseph’s Church in Somers will take place Saturday, Oct. 28, beginning with Mass at 8 a.m. The conference theme is “Being a Man of the Catholic … more

Padre Pio’s Relics to Visit Scarsdale Church Oct. 29

A Mass honoring Padre Pio will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scarsdale, Sunday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. It will be the final stop of a national tour of the saint’s relics, which … more

Bishop’s Homily About His Immigrant Grandfather and Columbus Hits Home

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

Prayerful Solidarity With Disaster Victims Expressed at Cathedral Mass

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 Brings Rich History to Diverse Bronx Neighborhood

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

Catholic Charities, in Era of Discord, Still Building Bridges in Church and Society, Says Cardinal Egan Forum Keynoter

Though there is clearly much to celebrate, the 100th anniversary of archdiocesan Catholic Charities isn’t so much about nostalgia as about gearing up to face the challenges of the next 100 years. How to move forward in an era of social and political discord was the subject of the first Edward Cardinal Egan Forum Sept. 26 at the Sheen Center in lower Manhattan. more

Sanitation Trucks Showcase Staten Island Students’ Artwork

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

Cardinal Cooke Memorial Mass

A Memorial Mass Oct. 6 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral marked the 34th anniversary of Cardinal Terence Cooke's death in 1983. Cardinal Cooke, born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx, was the Archbishop of New … more

Bicentennial Tribute to New York's Own

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
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