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Series on Eucharistic Presence of The Lord Offered Online, in Parishes

A new series from the Augustine Institute seeks to answer the question, “What is it that is so special about the Eucharist?” The Augustine Institute is the creator of the online Catholic platform … more

Pope Francis Blesses Our Lady of Peace Church Sale to Egyptian Coptics

In a letter read to parishioners of St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace last weekend, it was announced that plans are under way for the sale of Our Lady of Peace Church on East 62nd Street to … more

‘Knowing Christ Is Here’ Brings Easter Joy at Cathedral

There is no more hopeful place than Easter Sunday Mass,” Cardinal Dolan said in his homily at the 10:15 a.m. liturgy he celebrated April 1 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “It is here that we … more

Twilight Procession at St. Mary's in Washingtonville

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

St. Agnes Parish in Manhattan Entrusted to Opus Dei

St. Agnes parish in Manhattan will operate under the auspices of Opus Dei as of July 1, the archdiocese has announced. The Prelature of Opus Dei has accepted Cardinal Dolan’s invitation to … more

Franciscan Handmaids of Mary Begin Second Century of Service

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

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Welcomed to Newburgh

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

St. Joseph’s Parish in Middletown: 150 Years of Faith and Community

On the vigil of the First Sunday of Advent, parishioners of St. Joseph’s in Middletown welcomed Cardinal Dolan to their faith community, as the cardinal offered a special Mass in celebration of the … more

Holy Innocents

Three ‘Soho Sheep’ Tend to Chores at Old St. Patrick’s

Last week, the parish manager at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral received a call from a passerby who reported that a sheep was walking around the churchyard with a bucket on his … more

Holy Hours for Elections in Parishes

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

Mary’s Meals Founder Visits Warwick Parish That Gives Greatly

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow is answering prayers with Mary’s Meals, and yet he ended his talk to about 400 people at St. Stephen the First Martyr Church in Warwick by asking for prayers. “I will … more

Pearl River Parish, Concluding 50th Jubilee, Seeks to Reach Out

Parishioners of St. Aedan’s in Pearl River completed a yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary with a visit from Cardinal Dolan for Mass and a reception in the parish gymnasium on Dec. … more

Albanians in Archdiocese Say St. Teresa Brings Honor to Homeland

“This is one of the happiest days for the Albanian people,” said Father Peter Popaj, pastor of Our Lady of Shkodra, an Albanian ethnic parish in Hartsdale. more

Mass for Cardinal Egan

A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the third anniversary of Cardinal Egan’s death Monday, March 5, at 7 a.m. Cardinal Egan died at age 82 on March 5, … more

Cardinal Tells Catechumens They Bring Him Great Hope

Erisa Behrami was one of the 305 catechumens at this year’s Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. “This is something that means a lot to me,” Ms. Behrami said in an interview after … more

Red Mass

A Red Mass, sponsored by the Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Archdiocese of New York, is celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Agnes Church in Manhattan. Cardinal Dolan served as principal celebrant. The Red … more

Parishes in Newburgh, Poughkeepsie to Merge

This past weekend, the merger of the parishes of Sacred Heart and St. Francis of Assisi, both in Newburgh, was announced, as was the merger of the parishes of St. Mary-St. Joseph and Our Lady of … more

Quarter of a Century In Reverent Adoration

A Corpus Christi Mass and Eucharistic procession followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament commemorated 25 years of Perpetual Adoration for Our Lady of the Eucharist Perpetual Adoration Chapel … more

A Contemplative Treasure at Ossining Parish

The outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Augustine parish, Ossining, offer a profound Lenten meditation on Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. more
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