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Lenten Vespers Series At Manhattan Parish

Holy Name of Jesus-St. Gregory the Great parish in Manhattan will hold its annual Lenten Vespers series on Tuesday nights during Lent in St. Mary of the Angels Chapel on 96th Street between Amsterdam … more

Black History Month Mass at Cathedral Feb. 4

Auxiliary Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, vicar for clergy, will be the principal celebrant of the annual archdiocesan Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m. … more

Our Lady of China Statue Underscores Old Cathedral’s Welcome

A hand-carved wooden statue of Our Lady of China that graces the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in lower Manhattan stands as a reminder that people from foreign lands have been, and … more

Dominican Republic Faithful Honor Mary, Celebrate Culture

Auxiliary Bishop Ramón Benito Angeles Fernández of the Archdiocese of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, told the faithful at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that the Blessed Mother is a woman “filled … 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

Anniversary Dinner Dance Oct. 29 for Bronx Church

Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in the Bronx is holding its 111th anniversary dinner dance at Maestro’s Caterers in the Bronx Sunday, Oct. 29, beginning with a reception at 3 p.m. to be followed by … more

Bishop’s Homily About His Immigrant Grandfather and Columbus Hits Home

Auxiliary Bishop Dominick Lagonegro delivered a homily that hit home and left people talking after the 40th annual Columbus Day Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Oct. 9. more

Prayerful Solidarity With Disaster Victims Expressed at Cathedral Mass

Cardinal Dolan, at a special Disaster Relief Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, expressed prayerful solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico, Mexico and Central America who have suffered loss of … more

St. Raymond Brings Rich History to Diverse Bronx Neighborhood

St. Raymond is a parish rich in history that has persevered through changes to the parish and to the cultural makeup of its Bronx neighborhood over 175 years. more

Sanitation Trucks Showcase Staten Island Students’ Artwork

The artwork of two Staten Island Catholic school students is being showcased on sanitation trucks throughout the borough for their winning submissions in the “Don’t Litter, Recycle” art contest sponsored by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and Pratt Industries. more

Bicentennial Tribute to New York's Own

A new Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, a native New Yorker, graces the interior of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in commemoration of the saint and the 200 years of service of the Sisters of Charity of New York which she founded. Cardinal Dolan blessed the shrine during a Sunday afternoon prayer service at the cathedral Oct. 8. more

Collective Funeral Mass, Burial Offered for Yonkers Deceased

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

19th Century Knock Seer Gets Grave of His Own at Old St. Patrick’s Cemetery

Rain fell heavily during a solemn Requiem Mass as a humble churchman of the 19th century was remembered nearly 140 years later for his simplicity and relative anonymity. more

Devotion to Blessed Mother Strong at 175-Year Kingston Parish

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

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

Palm Sunday in Yonkers

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

Revive Mission at Bronx Parish Provides Lenten Respite

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

Elmsford Parishioners Assist an Old Friend in Nigeria

Nini DeLuca just completed her third trip to Nigeria and is thrilled a fourth trip is planned in two years. more

Ecologically Friendly Geothermal Plant Launched at Cathedral

Visitors to St. Patrick’s Cathedral can see the evidence of the multimillion dollar restoration project in the interior and exterior of the Gothic landmark building. Now, part of that restoration … more
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