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Among the apropos revelations at a gathering of local Catholics and Lutherans last week were the Lutheran roots of Auxiliary Bishop John J. O’Hara of the archdiocese and the Catholic roots of … more
Like most Mets fans, Mike Piazza is hoping Yoenis Cespedes, who is expected to opt out of his contract for free agency as soon as the World Series is over, will be back with the club next season. As a ballplayer, he also knows how the off-season financial game is played. more
Archbishop Bashar Warda, the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Erbil, Iraq, and a priest of his diocese, Father Douglas Al-Bazi, spoke with CNY at a press conference following the World Mission Sunday Mass offered by Cardinal Dolan on Oct. 23, which both concelebrated. more
This special section contains profiles of religious men and women celebrating jubilee anniversaries this year. more
The Sisters of St. John the Baptist celebrated the canonization of their founder, St. Alfonso Maria Fusco, by Pope Francis at the Vatican on Oct. 16 and are now preparing for a celebration in New … more
The following is a listing of parishes in the archdiocese hosting Holy Hours on Monday, Nov. 7, the evening before the elections.    Bronx: St. Lucy’s Church Holy Hour … more
Father Salvatore DeStefano has been appointed as temporary administrator of St. John the Evangelist, Pawling, and St. Charles Borromeo, Dover Plains, the Cardinal’s Office has announced. The … more
The Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal received a welcome and blessing from the archdiocese at a Mass in St. Patrick’s Church in Newburgh on Oct. 13. Five friars took residence over … more
The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary begin their second century of service with a renewed sense of hope and revitalization. “Now that we have reached 100 years, we have a new … more
A letter to President Barack Obama and congressional leaders asks them to “renounce publicly” a contentious sentence in the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ report that equates religious … more
From his residence in Kurdistan, an autonomous region within the nation of Iraq, Archbishop Bashar Warda, the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Erbil, can hear the bombs of Mosul, a mere 60 miles away. … more
At St. Mary’s Church in Washingtonville, a twilight Eucharistic procession on Oct. 15 included the participation of some 650 people from a parish adult retreat and a teen reunion retreat of Camp … more
The Ladies of Charity of New York welcomed 45 affiliates, double the number of last year, at a Mass and Affiliation Ceremony offered in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “We are … more
More than 800 catechists and catechetical leaders from parishes across the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and lower Westchester County attended workshops and joined together for Mass and other … more
There were eyebrow-raising moments, along with some laughs and some boos, at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, the annual Catholic fund-raiser that’s a beloved tradition in New York during election season. more
Cardinal Dolan recently blessed and dedicated the new Edward Cardinal Egan Pavilion, an expansion of the St. John Vianney Center for Retired Priests in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, which includes the John Cardinal O’Connor Pavilion, now 13 years old. more
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, a native of New York and a former auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese, has been named the 2016 recipient of Catholic Extension’s Spirit of Francis Award. more
Elena Luongo came to the United States 20 years ago from Italy and now feels a sense of cultural and emotional pride for two countries, especially on Columbus Day. “I’m still very, very deep … more
The newly established Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) of the archdiocese is welcomed by the archdiocesan offices that administer the safe environment program and assistance … more
What is the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program? The Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) is an independent compensation fund administered by Kenneth R. … more
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