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In the new documentary, “The Heart of Nuba,” an inspiring true story is told about Dr. Tom Catena, an American physician at Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. There, the … more
The Archbishop Stepinac High School Theatre will present three evening performances of “Ragtime” as its spring musical production beginning this month. The show’s themes of freedom, prejudice … more
Blackfriars Repertory Theatre will showcase its 20th anniversary with a new production of N. Richard Nash’s “The Rainmaker,” in a co-production with The Storm Theatre Co. at the Sheen Center … more
Daniel J. “Rusty” Staub, the beloved former New York Mets outfielder of the 1970s and 1980s who later partnered with archdiocesan Catholic Charities to help feed millions of New Yorkers, died … more
Catholics across the archdiocese convene for the sacred rites of Holy Week, which included the reception into the Church of new members during the Easter Vigil. more
Pedestrians going about their business during the afternoon and evening March 26 in Manhattan were politely stopped outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral by volunteer sidewalk missionaries who had a … more
We know the incident well. Thomas exclaimed “My Lord and my God” when he caught sight of Jesus risen. Most people think Jesus then scolded Thomas for demanding to see and touch the Lord before he … more
Youth group members at St. Anthony’s parish in Nanuet hosted and joined in a March 9 Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage, a guided spiritual journey that brings the Lourdes experience to participants. The … more
Pamela Woodward shared how much of a blessing her Catholic faith has been since she entered the Church at the Easter Vigil six years ago. “I try to make it as central to my life as much as I … more
Jonathan Soto attended his first Evening for Vocations in seventh grade and participated in his fourth at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie March 19. The senior was one of eight Cardinal Hayes … more
Morgan Mangual learned more about her future than her present as one of more than 250 students from 35 archdiocesan high schools participating in the second annual Catholic Leadership Conference at … more
George Weigel, best-selling author and biographer of Pope John Paul II, has written another book about the pope, but this one is different. His two-volume biography contains the extensive bibliographical data and endnotes that accompany a work of scholarship. The more
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals that the Catholic Church faced a clear choice between being a Church that “goes out” or a … more
Erisa Behrami was one of the 305 catechumens at this year’s Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “This is something that means a lot to me,” Ms. Behrami said in an interview after … more
A Red Mass, sponsored by the Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Archdiocese of New York, is celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Agnes Church in Manhattan. Cardinal Dolan served as principal celebrant. The Red … more
Dolores Bernadette Grier, who served as vice chancellor for community relations in the archdiocese and also was an outspoken and effective advocate for the cause of life, died Feb. 22. Her … more
Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, 26, a New York Army National Guard soldier, died in a Dec. 28 Bronx apartment house fire that claimed 12 other lives. He is credited with saving four lives and returning to … more
Joseph and Elizabeth Farina have been identified as the longest-married couple in the Archdiocese of New York. They were the winners of a contest conducted by Worldwide Marriage Encounter in … more
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