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Catholic New York brought home eight awards, including four first-place honors, from the annual Catholic Press Association Awards competition this year. The honors were presented at the annual … more
Father Solanus Casey, a Capuchin Franciscan “who would provide soup for the hungry, kind words for the troubled and a healing touch for the ill,” will be beatified Nov. 18, the Capuchin … more
As a follow-up to Making All Things New, the archdiocesan pastoral planning initiative, the following churches have been relegated as no longer sacred sites for worship, effective June 30. Most of … more
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
Caitlin Mignano is OK with starting her summer vacation in a classroom. The 15-year-old is having too much fun to say no to volunteering at the Vacation Bible School at St. Patrick’s parish in … more
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
The seventh annual “Home Run for Catholic Schools’’ game June 22 at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill was filled with highlights for students and their families, including a 6-1 New York-Penn League … more
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
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
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
Cardinal Dolan told the 12 men he was ordaining to serve as permanent deacons in the parishes of the archdiocese that their call to Holy Orders had been at “God’s initiative,” and after the … more
Nathan Dershem is a busy 12 year old. The big sports and country music fan participates in karate, tap dancing, horseback riding and gymnastics. He enjoys attending Mass each week at St. John the … more
Father Herbert DeGaris has been named pastor of Immaculate Conception parish, Stony Point, and Father Andrew O’Connor has been appointed pastor of St. Mary’s, Grand Street, Lower Manhattan, the … more
William and Carol Burns celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last month. Last Sunday, June 18, they were among 251 couples who renewed their marriage vows during the annual Golden Jubilee Mass … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Mass for nearly 500 students, alumni, families and friends to mark the 100th anniversary of Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle June 10. Iona Prep became the second … more
Sister Gabriel Miriam Obraz, S.C., admits little has changed in her approach as an educator. “I’m still the same now as I was in 1974,” said Sister Gabriel, who was appointed principal of … more
HOLY ROLLERS—Father Stephen Norton, pastor of St. Benedict’s parish, the Bronx, prepares his parishioners for summer with a blessing of bicycles, skateboards, skates and scooters June 3 in front … more
There was relief and sadness June 10 as parishioners of St. Peter and St. Denis in Yonkers brought urns with the cremated remains of 10 family members to a poignant communal Funeral Mass at the church and solemn burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne. more
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
Recognizing the centennial celebrations of archdiocesan Catholic Charities and UJA-Federation of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid tribute to both agencies at Gracie Mansion and said they “make … more
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