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Young Canadian Indigenous Celebrate Beloved St. Kateri as ‘One Among Us’

Young. Indigenous. Committed to the Catholic faith. more

Pope Adds Teen to List of Saints to be Declared During Synod on Youth

Pope Francis added an Italian teenager to the list of people he will formally recognize as saints Oct. 14 during the monthlong meeting of the world Synod of Bishops on young people. more

Cardinal Dolan Calls All to Pray Supreme Court Will Move to Protect Life in Law

Cardinal Dolan, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, called July 19 for a national prayer campaign effort that “the change in the U.S. Supreme Court will move our nation closer to the day when every human being is protected in law and welcomed in life.” more

Catholic New York to Publish Monthly Section in Spanish

Beginning in September, Catholic New York will publish a monthly section of eight to 12 pages in Spanish as part of its regular newspaper edition. The pullout section is planned to run in the … more

Ursuline Students Harvest Bronx Garden To Feed Poor and Sick

Leigh Brown noticed a change in the two months since she helped to plant 4,000 fruit and vegetable plants at the Food for Others Garden in the Wakefield section of the Bronx. “It’s grown a … more

East Harlem Tribute to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The 134th annual Religious Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was celebrated with a solemn Mass by Cardinal Francis Arinze, prefect emeritus of the Vatican Congregation for the Divine Worship and … more

Catholic Charities Assists in Reuniting Sons With Detained Fathers

Two fathers and two sons from Guatemala and Honduras were able to stay together July 10-12 at a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx through a family reunification program. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, … more

‘Humanae Vitae,’ for Half a Century, Rooted in Church’s Respect for Human Dignity

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent Church history. more

In the Bronx, Faith in Five Languages for a Multicultural Parish

Second of a series St. Lucy’s parish in the Bronx offers Mass in five languages. That’s correct, five: Albanian, Creole, English, Italian and Spanish. Albanian since 2009, Creole since 2015, … more

With Young People in Mind, Pope Nominates Presidents-Delegate For October Synod of Bishops

As his delegates to preside over sessions of the Synod of Bishops in October, Pope Francis has chosen four cardinals from countries where young people are facing special challenges. more

Bronx Youth Group Leads Vigil for Slain Teen

The high school youth group of Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish, the Bronx, led a Memorial Vigil Against Gang Violence at the church in response to the murder of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, who was stabbed in late June reportedly by a gang who had intended a different victim. more

Newest PACE Center Dedicated at Cabrini of Westchester

Curtis Lovett attended his first ribbon-cutting ceremony and hopes to soon attend his first baseball game in many years. The 62-year-old from Yonkers was at the blessing and ribbon-cutting for … more

Curran Leadership Academy Is Next Step for Future Principals

George Eacobacci has considered becoming a school principal for a while and now the archdiocese is helping him take that next step. The teacher at St. Francis Xavier School in the Bronx is one of … more

Ursuline Students Win National Track Relay Title

Lily Flynn could not think of a better way to end her junior year of high school. She teamed up with her twin sister, Sarah, and Claire Wilson and Haley McLean to win the distance medley relay at … more

Prayerful Evening for Young Adults

Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass for young adults at St. Patrick’s Cathedral June 20. The archdiocese’s Office of Young Adult Outreach sponsored the event, which began with a Rosary and an … more

Father Duffy Recalled as Chaplain Who Exemplified Love of God, Country

Cardinal Dolan proudly placed a wreath at the foot of the Times Square statue of a renowned priest of the archdiocese, Father Francis Duffy, 86 years after the World War I chaplain’s death. The … more

President Trump Selects Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington, D.C. and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. more

St. Cecilia and Holy Agony Street Mass in Manhattan Draws 400 on Searing Sunday

The 96-degree temperature did not keep 103-year-old Justa Rodriguez or her 76-year-old son Emilio Rodriguez from attending the street Mass outside St. Cecilia and Holy Agony Church in Manhattan on … more

Cardinal Visits Immigrants Being Served by Catholic Charities

Cardinal Dolan visited with attorneys, staff, immigrants and children separated from their parents on a tour of the Catholic Charities Immigration Services in lower Manhattan before meeting the media … more

Apostolic Nuncio, at Regional Encuentro, Urges Hispanic Ministry Leaders to Help Others to Encounter Christ

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, urged the Hispanic ministry leaders at the Region 2 V Encuentro in Albany to lead all parishioners—and especially … more
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