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After nearly a dozen years, New York’s radical abortion expansion bill is poised to become law—signed, sealed and delivered on Jan. 22, the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. … more
Every so often, Father Joseph Tierney will be in his office at Cardinal Hayes High School and look outside to see a mother passing by with her young son about age 10. Invariably, he said, the mother … more
One of my favorite things about this season of seemingly ever-present physical darkness is the occasional pocket or flash of light. Not just the leftover twinkling Christmas decorations, although … more
We New Yorkers pride ourselves on being “progressive.” A former governor, Theodore Roosevelt, often observed that government “needed always to advance whatever promoted human … more
El papa Francisco, en su mensaje para la celebración de la 52 Jornada Mundial de la paz, del 1 de enero de 2019, como en otras tantas ocasiones, ha vuelto a incidir en la necesidad de trabajar por … more
Retired Bishop Robert E. Mulvee of Providence, R.I., died Dec. 28 at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield, R.I., following a brief illness. He was 88. “Bishop Mulvee was a good and … more
Sister Florence Dwyer, O.P., who taught at grade schools in the Bronx and was on the faculty at Dominican College of Blauvelt, died Dec. 27 at the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Dominic of … more
Father Fabian Grifone, O.F.M., a former pastor of Most Precious Blood parish in lower Manhattan for more than 20 years, died Dec. 21 at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan. He was 93. He was pastor … more
Sister Sebastian Conlon, F.S.P., a teacher and principal in the archdiocese for more than 30 years, died Dec. 30 at St. Cabrini Home in Dobbs Ferry. She was 95. Sister Sebastian served at Sacred … more
Cecelia Ellen Wiggins (nee Johns), the mother of Father Timothy S. Wiggins, chaplain at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, died Dec. 14 at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut. She was … more
Sister Maria Rieckelman, M.M., who provided psychiatric services in Washington, D.C., for more than a quarter century, died Dec. 28 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 91. From … more
Sister Kathleen McCann, R.D.C., who served as a librarian at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie, 1987-2006, died Dec. 8 at Providence Rest nursing home in the Bronx. She was 88. Sister Kathleen … more
The bishops of New York State issued a statement Jan. 17 regarding the state’s proposed Reproductive Health Act, which is expected to be signed into law Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion across the nation. more
More than 50 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York will attend World Youth Day Panama 2019 this month. They will join a multitude of faithful from New York, the United States and countries around … more
During Catholic Schools Week, Touring Tuesday Open Houses (listed by county) will be held at the following schools on Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Other school open house dates are also … more
Joseph Sanese-Cavone shared the enthusiasm of his kindergarten classmates when Dash took the floor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford. “Dash is so much fun, I can’t stop playing … more
Vincent Sadowski, principal at St. Patrick’s School on Staten Island, leads a school community where many of today’s students are following in the footsteps of their parents and … more
With jubilance, reverence and faith, more than 1,200 Latino faithful, most originally from the Dominican Republic, celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Altagracia, the protectress of the small … more
El Cristo de Esquipulas es una imagen de Jesús crucificado, venerado por millones de fieles centroamericanos. La imagen original se encuentra en la Basílica de Esquipulas en Guatemala. more
A Prayer Vigil for Life with the Sisters of Life and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal will be offered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The gathering marks the 46th anniversary … more
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