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Two hundred years ago, three sisters from a very young congregation—the Sisters of Charity in Emmitsburg, Md., founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton—came to New York City to care for orphans. They … more
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 … more
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 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
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
Cardinal Dolan released the following statement on the attack today, Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Lower Manhattan: more
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered the keynote address at the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Oct. 19 in Manhattan. more
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
The Justice Film Festival returns to The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Lower Manhattan Friday to Sunday, Oct. 6-8, with a selection of films that highlight conscience and activism. more
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