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Great School Leaders Are Often Found in the Classroom

We’re in the middle of Catholic Schools Week, which extends through Saturday. Activities and special celebrations are taking place at many Catholic schools throughout the archdiocese, as we told … more

His Forgiveness Made All the Difference

The bond between New Yorkers and NYPD Detective Steven McDonald is a very strong one that grew over more than three decades from the day he was shot by a teen assailant while on duty as a police … more

Sisters of Charity Look Back, Ahead in Bicentennial Year

The Sisters of Charity of New York will celebrate a very important milestone this year, the bicentennial of their establishment on Aug. 13, 1817. The sisters also have sponsored and served in some … more

Priest Delivers Perfect Witness for Xavier Society

Father Jamie Dennis said he gave a lot of thought to the homily he would deliver on the Feast of St. Lucy, the patron saint of the blind. His congregation in the Lady Chapel at St. Patrick’s … more

The Prayerful Heart of LAMP Catholic Ministries

Tom and Lyn Scheuring, the founding directors of LAMP Catholic Ministries, recently stopped by our offices to let me know about LAMP’s 35th anniversary. They were fresh from a Mass the day before … more

Las Puertas Abiertas Durante la Reunión del V Encuentro

Una reunión no es normalmente mi idea de la mejor forma de una tarde, especialmente si el tema no se centra directamente en nuestro trabajo aquí en Catholic New York. Pero a veces hay que hacer … more

Doors Were Opened at Encuentro Meeting

A meeting is not normally my idea of the ideal way to spend an afternoon, especially if the topic isn’t directly focused on our work here at Catholic New York. Sometimes, exceptions have to be … more

Supreme Knight’s Pitch for Putting Our Values Into Politics

Writing this column on Tuesday afternoon, I have no idea of how the presidential election will turn out when the polls close a few hours from now, which is just as well. Like everyone else, I have … more

Knight Making Marathon Mark for Catholic Charities

The upcoming TCS New York City Marathon will have more than 50,000 participants. Unfortunately, Patrick Powers was not selected in the race’s lottery. That left his dream of running the Nov. 6 race … more

Walk Into History at Archdiocesan Archives Open House

If you have an interest in New York Church history and happen to be in the vicinity of St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie, you might want stop by for the open house hosted by Archives of the … more

A Great Tool of Catholic Learning Is Now in Parish Hands

In case you haven’t heard about the archdiocese’s new plan for the Catholic online learning platform FORMED.org, I want to share some information I gathered this past weekend. Much of it came … more

Moments in Time From a Special Visit

Photographer Joe Vericker recently made me an offer I couldn’t refuse. So I didn’t. He offered to let Catholic New York publish some of the photos that he had taken for the archdiocese during … more

She Was a Saint, Not a Pushover

St. Teresa of Kolkata’s compassionate care for the poor, the sick and the abandoned of India’s slums brought her recognition the world over, though by her own account, she probably would have … more

Transformed by Mission, Maryknoll Director Passing It On

Joanne Blaney, the mission services director at Maryknoll, could use a few more lay missioners like, well, herself. She served just shy of two decades during two stints as a lay missioner in Brazil, … more

Msgr. Corrigan’s Book Is a Piece of History

Msgr. Hugh Corrigan’s history of “The Parish of St. Mary’s of the Immaculate Conception, Yonkers, 1848-2016” was a long time coming before it was published this summer. Msgr. Corrigan said … more

Shaken by Current Events? Don’t Give in to Despair

It’s easy to be discouraged by what we’ve seen happen around us in the United States, and on the world scene, since Catholic New York’s last issue was published two weeks ago. Since then, … more

Unexpected Friendship Leads to a Good Summer Read

If you look at the centerfold in this issue, you can see we’ve officially hit our summer stride. We wanted to do something that was in keeping with the recreation and renewal associated … more

Prayers for Peace in Middle East at Manhattan Church

Catholics and other members of the public are invited to join in an ecumenical prayer service for peace in the Middle East—led by Cardinal Dolan and featuring as a special guest of honor, Patriarch … more
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