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Scholars of St. John Henry Newman and newcomers to his influential writings explored the newly canonized theologian’s life and legacy at a two-day symposium Nov. 1-2 at St. Joseph’s Seminary, … more
More than 300 guests attended the Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund Awards dinner on Nov. 4 at Guastavino’s in Manhattan. more
Roisin Carty offered a different way to look at Thomas Merton as she delivered the 2019 Thomas Merton Lecture at Corpus Christi Church in Manhattan Oct. 21. The dialect coach played a 40-second … more
The Academy of Mount St. Ursula celebrated its 60th annual Ring Day in the Bronx on Oct. 25. more
The Bernet sisters are identical twins who are celebrating 70 years of religious life. Now 89 years old, they were born in Brooklyn 15 minutes apart. Sister Mary Clare Bernet, O.S.F., and Sister … more
The 2019-2020 “Touring Tuesdays” open house and information sessions have been scheduled at more than 120 elementary schools throughout the Archdiocese of New York. The events will take place on … more
A street sign dedicated to the late Msgr. Vincent Bartley, a longtime pastor of St. Paul parish on Staten Island, was unveiled Oct. 26 in front of St. Peter-St. Paul School, at the corner of Cassidy … more
A number of statues of Our Lady of Fatima have been carved by the Sanctuary in Portugal to travel throughout the world to spread Our Lady’s Peace Plan and Message of Fatima which is one of prayer, especially the prayer of the Holy Rosary, sacrifice and penance in reparation for sin, and Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary through the Brown Scapular. The Archdiocese of New York is privileged to receive the sixth statue carved for this purpose. more
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop John J. Jenik, who is 75, the age at which canon law requires bishops turn in their resignation to the pope. Archbishop Christophe … more
I have known George Morton for a good long time, more than two decades. He’s among the many people I’ve had the pleasure to know because our mutual work on behalf of the Church intersects here … more
Pope Francis has appointed two of the archdiocese’s most well-respected priests, Bishop-elect Edmund Whalen, the vicar for clergy, and Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco, the pastor of St. … more
El papa Francisco ha nombrado a dos de los sacerdotes más respetados de la arquidiócesis, el obispo electo Edmund Whalen, vicario del clero, y el obispo electo Gerardo J. Colacicco, párroco de San … more
"This is the moment for an act of remembrance—remembrance of the core principles we used to know and live by, and that we now seem to have forgotten.” So said the former U.S. secretary of … more
When Sister Emily Wureh, S.H.F., was a young girl growing up in Liberia she remembers a missionary sister who had a life-altering impact on her. Sister Leonora Tucker, S.S.N.D., of the School Sisters … more
For the second time in three years, a statue was a focal point of a homily at the Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The 42nd annual Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Dolan Oct. 14, came … more
Diana Paulino, 14, was one of nearly 1,100 teens who attended the seventh annual New York Catholic Youth Day at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. “It teaches you about always following … more
Seventh-graders from St. Joseph’s School in the Yorkville section of Manhattan participated with a celebrity panel for one of the nation’s first TEDx events at a kindergarten through eighth grade … more
Cardinal Dolan, in a homily he offered earlier this month at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, remembered NYPD officers who have lost their lives to suicide in recent months and offered consolation to the … more
Msgr. Peter Vaccari, rector of St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie, has been named to succeed Msgr. John E. Kozar as president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association/Pontifical Mission for … more
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