Opinion
Red, White and Still Blue in the Face

Despite the controversy over whether or not masks are effective for combating a virus, New York …

New Order of Malta Lieutenant: Vowed Religious With Sharp Legal Mind

Fra’ John T. Dunlap, who was sworn in this month as lieutenant of the grand master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, is a …

Walking With Christ

It started with the discovery last summer of an ornate, embroidered canopy in a closet in my parish …

A Soul Home for Spiritual Renewal

As I paddled a kayak across the crystal-clear water of an Adirondack lake on a gorgeous Friday afternoon recently, I turned …

A Transcendent Realism

Upon entering The Met’s Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents exhibit, one glimpses, on a far wall in a gallery …

Archdiocesan News

Advocates for Life Affirm Supreme Court’s  Reversal of Roe v. Wade

“I don’t know that I ever really believed that I would see (Roe v. Wade) overturned in my lifetime,” said Sister Virginia Joy, S.V., director of the Respect Life Office of the …
‘We Give Thanks to God’

A Statement on Dobbs Decision by the New York State Catholic Bishops

We give thanks to God for today’s decision of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This just decision will save countless innocent children …

Cardinal Gives Guidance at Love & Responsibility Summer Series

In the first gathering of the Love & Responsibility 2022 summer series, Cardinal Dolan told the participants the passion between a husband and wife “is a glitter of God’s passion for …

Centennial Mass Offers Spiritual Boost to Our Lady Queen of Peace, Staten Island

In the New Dorp section of Staten Island, dedicated clergy, staff and parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Peace have been commemorating the parish’s 100 years, and remembering the importance of …
National/International News

After Shooting, Cardinal Cupich Urges Unity to ‘Build Path to Safety and Peace’

Saying he watched “in horror” news reports in the aftermath of a mass shooting during a suburban Fourth of July parade, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago offered prayers for the victims.

March For Life Will Continue Until ‘Abortion Is Unthinkable,’ Says Official

When the Supreme Court ruled June 24 that there is no constitutional right to abortion, the historic decision came a day before what would have been the 98th birthday of Nellie Gray, founder of the March for Life.

Pope Couldn’t Go to Congo, But Congolese in Rome Pray With Him For Peace

Despite disappointment that Pope Francis was not in Congo July 3, some 2,000 people—most of them Congolese—joined the pope for Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, singing, swaying and ululating.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice June 30, becoming the first Black woman in that role.

Court Allows N.Y. Health Worker Vaccine Mandate Without Religious Exemption

The Supreme Court June 30 rejected a challenge to New York’s vaccine mandate for health care workers with no religious exemption.
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SCHOOL NEWS

New Principal Selected for The Ursuline School

Theresa Napoli, a longtime Catholic educator, has been named principal of The Ursuline School in New Rochelle. The appointment is effective July 1. Ms. Napoli, dean of academic affairs at …

Stepinac Honors Carty for 20 Years as Principal

About 250 guests recently turned out at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle to honor Paul Carty on his 20th anniversary as principal of Archbishop Stepinac High School. The event sponsored by the …

Six Preston High School Students Confirmed in New Sacramental Program

Maely Mercado continued her faithful journey and strengthened her relationship with God by being one of six students at Preston High School in the Bronx confirmed at a Mass and ceremony celebrated …

Cathedral Mass Honors Gift of Catholic Education for High School Seniors

Cardinal Dolan, addressing graduating high school seniors from across the archdiocese, assured them “our Catholic schools—and you’ve just seen some of our best—we’re not …

Class of 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Catholic New York annually salutes the hard work and dedication of the members of the senior class graduating from the 43 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. The valedictorians and …