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The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in Lower Manhattan presents a variety of programs this fall, among them “Jesuits and Jedi Episode II: the Dominicans Strike Back,” Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Loreto Theater. The Sheen’s original series continues a dialogue between faith and science through the iconic lens of the movie “Star Wars” and features guest speakers, author Father Humbert Kilanowski, O.P., and Father John Maria Devaney, O.P., Sirius XM radio host. more
Barbara S. Jones, a former judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, has been appointed the archdiocese’s special counsel and independent reviewer to study how the archdiocese deals with any accusation about an alleged abuse of a young person by a priest, deacon or bishop. more
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Repeatedly celebrating the Mass in his mind and resolutely praying the Stations of the Cross, the Angelus, the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet by himself while being held in captivity for 557 … more
Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses. Attending a meeting of the U.S. … more
Cardinal Dolan blessed St. Mary’s new, 7,000-square-foot parish center in Washingtonville Sept. 7. “It was terrific. It could not have gone smoother,” Father Jeffrey Maurer, pastor of St. … more
Our Lady of Caridad del Cobre, patroness of Cuba, was honored at a Spanish-language Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 9. Father Julio Barrios, chaplain and teacher at DePaul Catholic High … more
St. Peter’s Church on Barclay Street “isn’t just about the past, it’s about the present and it’s about a future,” Cardinal Dolan said at the Vigil Mass he celebrated there Sept. 8, the … more
This year marks the centenary of the birth of Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., and a decade since the death of the renowned convert, Jesuit priest and American theologian. Fordham University, where … more
St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in lower Manhattan will host a week of events with the Saint Pio Foundation to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the entrance of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, O.F.M. Cap., … more
Auxiliary Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, vicar for clergy, will celebrate the annual Red Mass for the judiciary, attorneys, and members of law enforcement and their families on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Our … more
Robert Unanue, president and CEO of Goya Foods Inc., and Peter Unanue, executive vice president of Goya Foods Inc., will be honored at Catholic Extension’s fifth annual Spirit of St. Francis Award … more
Sister Teresa Mary Sheehan, S.H., who served at Incarnation parish in Manhattan for 27 years, died July 7 in Chicago. She was 91. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. … more
Msgr. James J. Dorney will be remembered on Staten Island with a street renaming near his beloved St. Peter’s Church, the mother church of Staten Island. He served as pastor there from 1986 until … more
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is the latest to announce that it is launching an investigation of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic Church clergy, and at least two of the state’s eight dioceses confirmed receiving subpoenas seeking access to its records. more
Fifth of a series On any given week, the Nursing Home Ministry of Holy Rosary and Nativity of Our Blessed Lady parish in the Bronx graces the aged with the gift of time—times … more
In a stadium of Catholic families from around the world, Pope Francis told the laypeople they are the vast majority of Church members and that, without them, the Church would be cold, a collection of … more
The “Father Mychal Judge 9/11 Walk of Remembrance” will be held in Manhattan in honor of those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The day begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday, … more
The Franciscan Friars’ decision to open a retreat center in Wappingers Falls after their seminary was relocated is still looking good 50 years later. The Mount Alvernia Retreat Center, a … more
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