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New Yorkers Came Together in Prayer for Alfie Evans Before Toddler’s Death

The archdiocesan Office for Public Policy and the Young Adult Outreach Office co-sponsored a Mass and prayer vigil last week for the well-being of Alfie Evans, the toddler from the United Kingdom who suffered from a severe degenerative brain condition. The boy died two days later. more

Staub Called ‘God’s Hall of Famer’ at Memorial Mass

Rusty Staub was remembered as a member of “God’s Hall of Fame” at a Memorial Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral April 25. “Rusty has bypassed Cooperstown … more

Catholic Conference Strengthens, ‘Restores’ Faith of Young Adults

The Vegas turned a Catholic retreat for young adults into a family outing. Xavier and Elizabeth Vega attended Restore: Origin – A Catholic Conference for Young Adults at Mount St Mary College in … more

Filmmaker Burns to Receive Christophers Life Achievement Award

An episode of ABC’s comedy “The Middle,” the Academy Award-nominated films “Darkest Hour” and “Lady Bird,” and historian David McCullough’s book “The American Spirit” are among 21 … more

Emblem Sunday Scouting Mass Celebrates Special Virtues

Samara Vazquez was among the 158 scouts honored at the archdiocesan annual Emblem Sunday Scouting Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, a special liturgy at which Cardinal Dolan served as principal … more

New CYO Sport ‘Bowling’ Over Staten Island Youth

Chris Trapp is a newcomer to bowling with a 130 average and a high game of 201. The 12-year-old at St. Ann’s School is one of many children enjoying Staten Island CYO’s bowling … more

Cardinal Tells High School Seniors ‘God Has a Plan for Us’

Kelly Brann was still as excited when she was leaving St. Patrick’s Cathedral as she was when she departed John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers earlier in the day. The parishioner of … more

Police Holy Name Society Heralds Honor, Tradition At Centennial Mass and Communion Breakfast

More than 1,000 active and retired New York City police officers, and their families and friends, gathered to celebrate the 100th annual Mass and Communion Breakfast of the NYPD’s Holy Name Society … more

Nun Run 5K Set in Blauvelt May 12

The fourth annual Nun Run 5K will be Saturday, May 12, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Convent in Blauvelt. The race, which begins and ends at the convent, takes runners throughout Blauvelt. Prizes … more

Yorktown Heights School Team Shows Global Reach

Team Ex-Stream from St. Patrick’s School in Yorktown Heights exceeded expectations by placing second in New York State’s Destination Imagination competition at SUNY Broome Community College … more

‘Jesuits and Jedi’ Brings Religion, Science Fiction Together

Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., the director of the Vatican Observatory, and Fordham University professor Dr. Charles Camosy led a panel discussion, “Jesuits and Jedi: Science and Spirituality in the Age of Star Wars,” that brought together religion and science fiction at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in lower Manhattan. more

Divine Mercy, Annunciation

Discover Holiness Each Day, Pope Says in ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’

God calls all Christians to be saints—not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his … more

‘Knowing Christ Is Here’ Brings Easter Joy at Cathedral

There is no more hopeful place than Easter Sunday Mass,” Cardinal Dolan said in his homily at the 10:15 a.m. liturgy he celebrated April 1 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “It is here that we … more

‘Heart of Nuba’ Tells of Catholic Doctor’s Service and Selflessness

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

Stepinac ‘Ragtime’ Performances Highlight Show’s Themes

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 Marks Two Decades With ‘The Rainmaker’

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

Rusty Staub, 73, Former Mets Star Was Known for Service to Others

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

Holy Week in the Archdiocese

Holy Week in the Archdiocese

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
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