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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl as archbishop of Washington but did not name a successor. more
Among the 20 people killed in a devastating limousine accident Oct. 6 in Schoharie, N.Y., were several victims who had connections to parishes, schools and Catholic organizations of the Albany Diocese. more
St. Ignatius Loyola School in Manhattan has been named—for the second time—a National Blue Ribbon School, and the elated principal, Mary E. Larkin, said the secret to the school’s success is … more
Apanel at “Alfred E. Smith: The Man Behind the Dinner” at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in lower Manhattan Oct. 1 discussed the life of the first Catholic governor of New York who … more
Jose Puello knew he wanted to be a cop from the time he was a young boy. Today, at age 41, Puello can look back at 19 years with the NYPD. And last year, the native New Yorker made lieutenant. … more
For the third time, pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York, this time 300 of them, traveled along with Cardinal Dolan to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Oct. 6. In Mary’s House, there are more than 70 chapels and oratories relating to the Blessed Mother and peoples from around the world. more
More than 700 catechists, catechetical leaders and youth ministers from parishes in the archdiocese attended workshops and came together for Mass and communal prayer at the annual archdiocesan Forum … more
Sofian Massoud is not a fan of the New York Giants, but the quarterback at Cardinal Hayes High School quickly recognized who was strolling toward football practice Oct. 2. “We definitely … more
The Dominican Sisters of Hope have agreed to a conservation easement that will preserve 34 of their 61 acres of land along the Hudson River in Ossining from future development. The sisters made … more
Four pastors, one administrator and one temporary administrator were appointed to parishes, the Cardinal’s Office announced. Also, one administrator was reappointed for one year. Appointed … more
New York Catholic Youth Day, an annual celebration for high school students in the archdiocese, will take place Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.Doors will open at … more
A Mass of thanksgiving was offered for the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill as they marked 60 years of ministry in Pakistan. The liturgical gathering occurred Sept. 15 in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel … more
Cardinal Dolan will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the 10:15 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on World Mission Sunday, Oct. 21. Missionary priests and representatives from mission … more
The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Upper Counties Conference was held Sept. 29 at the Capuchin Youth and Families Ministries in Garrison. About 165 people attended the daylong conference, which was organized by the archdiocesan Catholic Renewal Service Team. The theme was “Lord, Deliver Me.” more
The Archdiocese of New York is providing funds to Church organizations to assist those who have suffered in the natural disasters that have recently hit nations across the globe as well as Puerto … more
Cardinal Edwin O’Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, advised the 90 new knights and ladies that being a member of the papal order requires sacrifice, … more
Part of the street directly behind St. Peter’s Church on Staten Island was renamed for Msgr. James Dorney, who served as pastor of St. Peter’s from 1986 until his death in 2015 at age 83. Msgr. … more
Chuck Huller is a proud Italian-American who was feeling extra pride at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Oct. 8. The parishioner of Old St. Patrick’s in Manhattan attended the 41st annual Columbus Day … more
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