Feature stories
383 results total, viewing 41 - 60
With Christmas just over a week away, visitors came to St. Peter’s Square with their Baby Jesus figurines for a traditional blessing by the pope. more
Exactly 200 years ago this Christmas Eve—Dec. 24, 1818—in a little church in what is now Austria, the world heard for the first time a poem set to music that eventually would be hailed as one of the most popular and beloved Christmas carols of all time. more
While St. Joseph was a practical, down-to-earth man, he had enough faith to be open to God speaking through dreams, Pope Francis said at morning Mass. more
If the Holy Family lived in Rome and the Baby Jesus had a cold or flu, Mary and Joseph certainly would bring Him to the Vatican pediatric clinic for help, Pope Francis said. more
Parishioners in the Archdiocese of New York are invited to join in praying for the sanctity of all human life on the National Night of Prayer for Life, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9. Parishes in New … more
Bishops and priests from France, concelebrate Mass with Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The French delegation was in the United States to study interreligious dialogue, particularly the friendship between the Jewish and Catholic communities, Cardinal Dolan explained to the faithful assembled for the liturgy. more
Humanae Vitae (“Of Human Life”), Pope St. Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical on married life and procreation, is winning a new audience among young people who strive to live the Catholic vision of … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated a vigil Mass in English and Spanish Dec. 1 during his visit to Our Lady of Good Counsel parish on Staten Island. more
Dr. Timothy J. McNiff is retiring as superintendent of schools of the archdiocese in April. After serving in that capacity for the past decade, Dr. McNiff cited his desire to return to his … more
Father Joseph LaMorte was installed as the archdiocese’s vicar general and chancellor by Cardinal Dolan Dec. 4 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Manhattan. Employees of the archdiocese, who … more
At St. Joseph’s parish in Bronxville, members of the archdiocesan Ladies of Charity gathered in the rectory basement to prepare 20 gift packages, each including a handmade lap robe, a box of … more
St. Joseph’s parish is a slice of Kingston’s rich history. The church building dates back to 1832, and the parish just completed its 150-year celebration with a Mass offered by Cardinal Dolan … more
Veronica Keene is ready to make 2019 the best year ever for the Pallottine Teenage Federation after an inspiring weekend closed out 2018. The president of the Pallottine Teenage Federation was … more
The Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Peekskill installed their new leadership team at a Mass offered in St. Margaret of Cortona Chapel at Mount St. Francis in Peekskill Aug. 24. more
El obispo auxiliar jubilado Robert A. Brucato, quien se desempeñó como vicario general y canciller de la arquidiócesis, fue párroco de tres parroquias y capellán militar, murió el 7 de … more
In light of the continued publicity of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy over the last 50 years and some comments that I have heard from some very devout people, I have decided to write about my … more
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert A. Brucato, who served as vicar general and chancellor of the archdiocese, was pastor of three parishes and a military chaplain, died Nov. 7. He was 87. A Funeral … more
The Notre Dame Alumni Association served its mission and the people of the Bronx during a visit to New York City for a Shamrock Series football game between Notre Dame and Syracuse. About 100 … more
Rosanna Hamm, a lifelong parishioner of Immaculate Conception-St. Anthony parish in Amenia, was born in the Dutchess County town and baptized at the parish in 1951. “I was an infant; my … more
Cardinal Dolan visited Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Ulster County Nov. 19 to confirm three inmates and celebrate Mass during his annual Thanksgiving pastoral visit to a correctional facility … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 20 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.