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A statue of the Blessed Mother in a grotto surrounded by roses that soon will be in bloom stands outside St. Mary’s Church in Kingston, the words “Pray for Us” etched on the front. She is there … more
The Academy Award-nominated films “Hidden Figures” and “Hacksaw Ridge,” along with the pilot episode of NBC’s blockbuster series “This Is Us,” are among 22 feature films, TV/cable programs, and books for adults and young people to be honored at the 68th annual Christopher Awards ceremony in Manhattan May 16. more
Father Subroto Lawrence Naskar has been appointed temporary administrator of Our Lady of Mercy-Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Port Chester, and Father George LaGrutta has been appointed parochial vicar at St. Benedict’s parish, the Bronx. more
We have heard how hunger and thirst abound in our world. And there are different kinds of hunger and thirst. The Lord said, “Happy are they who hunger and thirst for what is right.” We also know that there are huge numbers of people who hunger for love – to have friends. Dale Carnegie wrote “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” and sold millions of copies. more
Cardinal Dolan greets the joyful faithful on Palm Sunday, April 9, at the 10:15 a.m. Mass he celebrated at at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
Ryan McGrath and Kevin Owens felt inspired to return to the archdiocese’s second Men’s Conference at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers April 1 after receiving a powerful message at the first conference in 2015. more
A 27-year-old male has been charged with grand larceny of religious items totaling $5,000 from the chapel of Richmond University Medical Center on Staten Island. more
JC Kiernan is not shy when it comes to showing the good things being accomplished at St. Charles School. more
Msgr. Neil A. Connolly, pastor of St. Mary’s parish on Grand Street in Lower Manhattan for nearly three decades, died April 1. He was 83. more
“Project Syria LIVE,” a music festival fund-raiser to benefit families displaced by the civil war in Syria will be performed Friday, April 28, at Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow. more
The outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Augustine parish, Ossining, offer a profound Lenten meditation on Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. more
Father Jose Felix Ortega, L.C., pastor of St. Peter and St. Denis parish in Yonkers, celebrated Palm Sunday Mass April 9, one of two noon Spanish-language Masses offered to accommodate the large … more
In a Lenten homily delivered at a Fifth Avenue house of worship about a mile south of his normal pulpit in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Cardinal Dolan emphasized that nothing should hold Christians back from preaching about “the profoundly Good News of life everlasting in heaven with the God we love.” more
Kevin Gallagher, who had served as a priest of the archdiocese since his ordination in 1998, has been granted a dispensation from the obligations of the clerical state by the Vatican’s Congregation … more
The Funeral Mass for EMT Yadira Arroyo was celebrated March 25 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church in the Bronx. more
Members of the New York Police Department’s Holy Name Society for Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island gathered for a Communion Breakfast with a Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral March 19. more
Elders from a tribe in northern India stared across a river swollen with monsoon rains at Bishop George Palliparampil, S.D.B., of the Diocese of Miao who was on his way to their remote village to … more
Kate Hennessy was at Maryhouse, the Catholic Worker house in Manhattan founded by her grandmother, Dorothy Day, when Pope Francis gave his address to Congress Sept. 24, 2015. more
Turn to the Lord in the midst of temptation, not after that temptation has passed.  So suggested Father Lucian Clark, C.P., a priest of the Immaculate Conception Monastery in Jamaica, … more
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