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The 750-year-old boys’ choir, Escolania de Montserrat, from the Montserrat Abbey in Catalonia, Spain, is made up of more than 50 boys, ages 9 to 14, from across Catalonia. St. Patrick's Cathedral … more

Singing as They Walked The Camino

The Crane School of Music Concert Choir became known along the 200-mile trek of Spain known as Camino de Santiago, or Way of St. James, because they often sang at cathedrals and chapels. People would … more

Master of Science in Church Management Program

FIRST GRADUATES—Graduates in the first Archdiocese of New York cohort of the Master of Science in Church Management program at Villanova University in Pennsylvania gather at their commencement May … more

Catholic New York’s Matthew Schiller Receives CPA’s St. Francis de Sales Award

Matt Schiller, advertising and business manager at Catholic New York, has received the 2017 St. Francis de Sales Award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. more

Convocation of Catholic Leaders Seen as Historic

During their spring meeting in Indianapolis, U.S. bishops were reminded that the upcoming Convocation of Catholic Leaders—a gathering they began talking about years ago—is right around the … more

Scholars Share the Good News at New York Catholic Bible Summit

The papal nuncio to the United States and the cardinals of Toronto and Madrid showcased the eighth annual New York Catholic Bible Summit at Cathedral High School in Manhattan. The June 17 event, … more

IN SOLIDARITY

A candlelight vigil for persecuted Christians May 26 began at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan before the 40 participants processed to Herald Square and Times Square, where they prayed and sang … more

Joseph Pearce Debuts as Playwright in ‘Death Comes for the War Poets’ at the Sheen Center June 9-24

he centennial of World War I. Five decades since the death of Catholic literary convert and war poet Siegfried Sassoon, the 60th anniversary of his conversion and reception into the Church. And the centenary of Sassoon’s anti-war statement, “A Soldier’s Declaration.” more

St. John Paul II Shrine With Link to Fatima Dedicated at St. Vincent Ferrer

On the 100th anniversary of the first Marian apparition at Fatima, a shrine was dedicated in Manhattan May 13 to the memory of St. John Paul II, who credited Mary with saving his life after an … more

19th Century Knock Seer Gets Grave of His Own at Old St. Patrick’s Cemetery

Rain fell heavily during a solemn Requiem Mass as a humble churchman of the 19th century was remembered nearly 140 years later for his simplicity and relative anonymity. more

Father Solanus Casey, Friary Porter and Model of Holiness, to Be Beatified

Sixty years after his death, Capuchin Father Solanus Casey will move a step closer to canonization as Pope Francis announced May 4 that the beloved friar, who earlier had been named venerable, met … more

Archbishop Visits New York to Raise Awareness of Church in Pakistan

Archbishop Sebastian Shaw, O.F.M., marked his eighth anniversary as a bishop in Manhattan raising awareness of Aid to the Church in Need, which is assisting Catholics in his home Archdiocese of … more

Academy of Mount St. Ursula Student Paints Portrait for Pope

Zuleika Rymer will remember and share her Easter memory for many years. The senior at the Academy of Mount St. Ursula in the Bronx watched CBS correspondent Mo Rocca present to Pope Francis her … more

Old Cathedral Mass May 13 For Witness of Apparition

Cardinal Dolan has asked the faithful of the archdiocese to a Requiem Mass he is celebrating for a man who witnessed an apparition nearly 140 years ago. “In 1879, John Curry witnessed an … more

45 People Saved From Tornado's Fury in Hallway of Texas Church

In the insurance world, extreme weather events such as tornadoes are often referred to as "acts of God." But in the small Texas town of Emory, about 50 miles northwest of Tyler and 70 miles east … more

Panel Examines Immigration Through Catholic Lens

In an illustration involving the plight of today’s refugees, two speakers at a recent immigration forum posed, from different perspectives, the necessity of the flight into Egypt of Joseph, Mary … more

Indonesian Delegation, in Manhattan, Talks About Religious Tolerance

Cardinal Dolan met with an Indonesian delegation at his Manhattan residence earlier this week to discuss a range of issues, including one that has been on the forefront of America’s shores: … more

Interfaith Holocaust Project Presents Dachau Album as Time Capsule

Father Brian McWeeney, director of the archdiocesan Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, took part in a special panel discussion on The Dachau Album: An Interfaith Holocaust Project, … more

Georgetown University, Jesuits Apologize for Roles in Sale of Slaves

Georgetown University and the Society of Jesus’ Maryland province apologized April 18 for their roles in the 1838 sale of 272 enslaved individuals for the university’s benefit. More than 100 … more

At Easter Mass, Cardinal Asks for ‘Blessing Of Risen Lord’ on City, Country And Persecuted Christians in World

“Who has the last word?” Cardinal Dolan asked the joyful faithful gathered for Mass in a packed St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Easter Sunday morning. more
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