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Spirit, Not Size, Marked This Year’s Mass for Catholic High School Seniors

The annual Mass Cardinal Dolan celebrates for the Catholic high school seniors of the archdiocese at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is always one of the highlights of the school year. Over the years, …

The Other Vocation Crisis

Whenever we hear someone speak about the vocations crisis in the Church, our first thought goes to the challenging situation regarding the dearth of priestly vocations. While this certainly is …

The Rules We Live By

As we round the corner on pandemic and see a faint light at the end of our long Covid tunnel, I’ve found myself stuck—physically, due to some minor injuries and illnesses; mentally, due to months …

‘Hello World!’: Advice for Grads From a Curious Catholic

George Corrigan never met a person who didn’t fascinate him. The delivery guy. The plumber. The barista. He wanted to know their names and their life stories, which came tumbling out when he …

A Sacramental Journey With the Lord

Last weekend I had the joy of returning home to St. Louis—finally, to see mom and the family—and being part of the First Holy Communion of my grandnephew, Charlie Grissom. I had the honor …

Archdiocesan News

Pope Approves Seven Canonizations, With Date to Be Determined

The sainthood causes of seven men and women—including the hermit Blessed Charles de Foucauld and the Indian martyr Devasahayam Pillai—cleared their final hurdle May 3 during an …

‘Revolutionary’ Opportunities Seen When Catholic Schools Reopen in Fall Minus Hybrid, Remote Learning

“Schools are not simply going to be back in September, they’re going to be better than back.” That was the assessment of archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools Michael Deegan, …

Cardinal Dolan Will Lead Rosary at Marian Shrine May 8 For People of India Suffering From Covid-19

Cardinal Dolan will lead the faithful in praying the Rosary for the people of India who are sick and suffering from the Covid-19 virus, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, at the Shrine of Mary, Help of …

Catholic Charities Brings Food to Grateful Bronx Parish Community 

Three hundred families each received two boxes of food as Catholic Charities of New York continued to assist New Yorkers in need and combat food insecurity by hosting a food pop-up distribution at …
National/International News

Big Legislative Initiatives May Be Crowding Out Passage of Equality Act

With President Joe Biden now proposing several ultra-expensive infrastructure, education and family-related bills, the president’s controversial Equality Act may get a slower hearing in the U.S. Senate.

Pope Proclaims Sainthood of Venerated Dominican Laywoman

Pope Francis issued a decree declaring the sainthood of Blessed Margaret of Città di Castello, a much-loved Italian Dominican laywoman.

Msgr. William Koenig of Rockville Centre to Succeed Retiring Wilmington Bishop

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop W. Francis Malooly of Wilmington, Del. and named Msgr. William E. Koenig, vicar for clergy for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, to succeed him.

Pope Updates Vatican Judicial Laws So Cardinals, Bishops Can Face Trial

Updating the laws that govern the Vatican’s civil judicial system, Pope Francis stated that cardinals and bishops accused of a crime can now be tried in a Vatican court.

Foundation Receives Personal Writings of Pope John Paul I

The John Paul I Vatican Foundation announced the recovery of a collection of the late pope’s writings.

Pope Launching Global Prayer Marathon in May for End of Pandemic

Pope Francis has called for a global prayer marathon for the entire month of May, praying for the end to the pandemic.
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‘Revolutionary’ Opportunities Seen When Catholic Schools Reopen in Fall Minus Hybrid, Remote Learning

“Schools are not simply going to be back in September, they’re going to be better than back.” That was the assessment of archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools Michael Deegan, …
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Spirit, Not Size, Marked This Year’s Mass for Catholic High School Seniors

The annual Mass Cardinal Dolan celebrates for the Catholic high school seniors of the archdiocese at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is always one of the highlights of the school year. Over the years, …

Catholic Schools to Be Reimbursed by New York City for Covid Health Care Costs; Agreement Follows Schools’ Court Victories

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York will be reimbursed by the City of New York for the cost of Covid-19 testing services under an agreement reached on April 15.  This agreement, …

Regis High School President Being Removed  After Misconduct Allegations Involving Adults

The president of Regis High School in Manhattan is being removed after allegations he engaged in inappropriate and unwelcome verbal communications and physical conduct, all of a sexual nature, with …