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Works of young Bolivian artists-in-training are on display in the Gallery at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in lower Manhattan through Friday, Jan. 31, in an exhibit titled “Arte Fogata: Art Workshop Bolivia—Children Empowered In Creativity.” more
The natural disasters that have struck Puerto Rico in recent years keep piling on, traumatizing the island’s already poor and vulnerable population and leaving massive devastation in their … more
Auxiliary Bishop Gerardo J. Colacicco celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving Jan. 5 at St. Columba Church in Hopewell Junction where he also consecrated the new altar and blessed the ambo and baptismal … more
Last issue, this space featured a report about a Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Manhattan marking the bicentennial of the birth of Father Isaac Hecker, C.S.P., the founder of the Paulist … more
The Archdiocese of New York is reaching out to the Church and people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of a series of earthquakes, including the latest that struck the island over the … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown Heights Jan. 11, a week after the parish’s old stone church was vandalized. “It was a blessed surprise,” … more
Jadyn Menuau is an 11-year-old with an understanding of what LabLearner is all about. “You can experience what you’re learning,” the sixth-grader at St. Denis-St. Columba School … more
At St. Joseph Church in Spring Valley, the yearlong theme in commemorating the parish’s 125th anniversary was, “We Have Come This Far by Faith.” A number of celebratory and … more
Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia es un símbolo de unidad y un ejemplo de fe inquebrantable para la República Dominicana y su gente, dijo el obispo auxiliar Carlos Tomás … more
Our Lady of Altagracia is a symbol of unity and an example of unwavering faith for the Dominican Republic and its people, said Auxiliary Bishop Carlos Tomás Morel Diplan of the Archdiocese of … more
The Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province are withdrawing from Holy Name of Jesus-St. Gregory the Great parish on West 96th Street in Manhattan, where they have served since … more
Dr. James T. Carroll, a history professor at Iona College, assumed the presidency of the American Catholic Historical Association during the association’s 100th annual conference in Manhattan. … more
The church of St. Mary on Staten Island, which was part of the parish of St. Joseph and St. Mary Immaculate, has been relegated as no longer a sacred site for worship. A decree was issued Jan. … more
Cardinal Dolan blessed the new Seton Parish Center after celebrating Mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak Jan. 12. The 5,200-square-foot, two-story parish center, until recently a … more
Cardinal Dolan, speaking last week about a rash of recent incidents of violence and vandalism against religious faithful and institutions in New York, said Catholics can learn a lesson from the … more
Sister Katherine Seibert, S.C., will be presented the Alumni Merit Award from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE, Friday, Feb. 7. Sister Katherine, a Sister of Charity of New … more
Yvette Bairan has been appointed chief executive officer of Astor Services for Children and Families by the agency’s board of directors, effective Jan. 6. Ms. Bairan succeeds James McGuirk, … more
Ramses Peña, 18, was among dozens of Pierre Toussaint Scholars who gathered at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan to receive advice from program coordinators and alumni on the … more
The nonprofit organization Soul to Sea is sponsoring a coat drive at St. Helena Church in the Bronx Sunday, Jan. 12.  Donations of new or gently used winter coats may be brought to St. Helena … more
Maria Hayes and Benjamin Simpson are relative newcomers to New York City feeling at home as part of the community at St. Francis of Assisi parish in Manhattan. The parish, staffed by the … more
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