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Three Catholic school students from the archdiocese will be honored at Pax Christi Metro New York’s annual Peacemaker Awards Reception in Keenan Commons at Xavier High School in Manhattan Sunday, … more
Joe LaSorsa used to attend Hudson Valley Renegades games at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill with his family and to watch friends compete when they were in town. Now, his family and friends are coming to … more
For Elena Worlinsky, a young adult from the archdiocese who traveled to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day, the desire to see the universality and beauty of the Church close-up prompted her to make … more
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has chosen two Fordham University graduate students for six-month assignments to Africa—one to Burkina Faso and the other to Guinea—beginning in January. Both … more
Steven Santini is off to Nashville after being dealt by the New Jersey Devils in one of the biggest deals at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver. The Devils traded Santini, a former student-athlete at … more
A group of Catholic young adults gathered at the central clock inside Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan last Wednesday evening not to catch a train but to exit the station on foot, in twos and … more
Augustine Ibeanusi still wears a roped bracelet around his right wrist, a keepsake from his last World Youth Day retreat at Marycrest in 2013. “It means a lot,’’ said the 20-year-old from … more
Ty Jerome is a member of the Phoenix Suns after the Suns acquired the rights to the Iona Preparatory School graduate from the Boston Celtics during the NBA Draft June 20. The league is expected to … more
Camp Echo Bay keeps calling them back. The Catholic day camp, at Salesian High School in New Rochelle has been the go-to summer destination for youngsters for 75 years. Both the camp and school … more
For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February more
At a Venezuelan restaurant in New Rochelle, students from The Ursuline School in the Westchester city met last week to have a meal and talk about what the Venezuelan food crisis means to them, and how they are raising awareness in the United States and raising funds to provide a daily “arepa” breakfast for school children at Corazon de Maria school in a poor neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela. more
Jaclyn Travaglini thought she knew what to expect as a second-generation family participant before a dose of the unexpected left her emotional as she reflected on the 25th annual Capuchin Appalachian … more
One of the archdiocese’s brightest success stories in recent years has been the formation and development of its Young Adult Outreach, which uses a strong network and a personal touch to support … more
Blessed are the merciful, for they will obtain mercy” was a fitting theme for World Youth Day. That was the feeling of the teens and young adults from St. Mary, Mother of the Church parish in … more
An “Engineering Tomorrow” Conference was held at Cathedral High School in Manhattan Dec. 2. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference was sponsored by the Engineering … more
St. Peter’s Regional School in Liberty will remain open and transition from a pre-k through fourth grade school to a pre-k through kindergarten early childhood center beginning this fall. more
Hope Andrews, the newly inducted president of the Pallottine Teenage Federation (PTAF), said, “I joined because I felt this calling inside me that said I was called to serve others and share the … more
The 71st annual Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon celebrated the Christmas season and the work being done to assist and create hope for New Yorkers in need. Whitney and Clarke Murphy and Cathy … more
St. Anthony’s parish in Yonkers welcomed Catholic speaker Paul J. Kim for an evening of family catechesis sponsored by the parish’s youth ministry. An audience of 250 gathered to hear Kim’s … more
Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island listen attentively as Holly Bonner of Guiding Eyes for the Blind shares how her guide dog, Francis, helps her with everyday aspects of … more
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