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The U.S. bishops approved their statement on the Eucharist with 222 “yes” votes Nov. 17, the second of two days of public sessions during their Nov. 15-18 fall general assembly. more
Acting on concerns over human rights, archdiocesan Catholic Charities is participating in a pilot program to assist asylum seekers from the U.S. Southern border with social, legal and case management … more
Después de un viaje en agosto a su República Dominicana natal, el padre Ambiorix Rodríguez regresó a su parroquia en Washington Heights para empezar a implementar los planes para una celebración … more
Parishioners and others filling St. Rita of Cascia Church in the South Bronx lived out the words they heard Pope Francis preach that morning for the Universal Church’s fifth World Day of the … more
 The annual Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund Awards dinner took place on on Nov. 1. 350 guests enjoyed meals and the convivial atmosphere at Guastavino’s in Manhattan. Father Tom … more
Después de un viaje en agosto a su República Dominicana natal, el padre Ambiorix Rodríguez regresó a su parroquia en Washington Heights para empezar a implementar los … more
Rich Wendel found a new church community with a “small town feel” at Walden’s Most Precious Blood Church, which culminated its 125th anniversary celebration with a Mass celebrated … more
At Blessed Sacrament Upper School in Manhattan, students learning about Leonardo daVinci placed eggs in their self-made parachutes and dropped them from the roof of the school building.  more
Most Holy Redeemer Church in Manhattan’s East Village was designated by Cardinal Francis Spellman as a Pilgrimage Shrine in 1966. Built by German immigrants in 1851, its grandiosity led to it … more
ELEVENTH IN A SERIES Trade unions have their roots in the craft guilds of the Middle Ages. Although workers associations existed in Colonial America and the Early Republic, the first actual … more
Catherine Flax-Kosecki posed for photos with family to remember the day she was invested into the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta’s American … more
Actuando en respuesta a las preocupaciones por los derechos humanos, la arquidiocesana Caridades Católicas (CCNY) está participando en un programa piloto para ayudar a los solicitantes … more
El padre Eric Cruz, en su homilía durante la misa anual a Nuestra Señora de la Providencia celebrada en la Catedral de San Patricio, habló sobre el misterio y el significado de … more
Afghan nationals seeking refuge on American soil are finding respite through archdiocesan Catholic Charities. New York state officials anticipate more than 1,100 Afghan nationals will resettle in … more
In his new memoir, “Six Popes: A Son of the Church Remembers,” Msgr. Hilary Franco recounts with precise and smooth writing the positions he has held in his seven-decade priesthood which … more
Students in the Human Rights Club at Iona Prep’s Upper School are able to see the difference they’re making in the lives of students at St. Mary’s Primary School in Bloemfontein, … more
Cardinal Dolan has appointed Father Enrique F. Salvo as the new rector of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, effective Monday, Nov. 15. more
Cardinal Dolan honored Thomas J. Reid, chief legal officer and secretary of Comcast Corporation at the 32nd annual St. Thomas More Award Luncheon, hosted by The Lawyers Committee of Inner-City … more
Father George Sears, administrator of Holy Name of Jesus-St. Gregory the Great parish in Manhattan, has been named director of vocations for the archdiocese. He will remain administrator of the … more
(Last week I had the honor of addressing the midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. While I guess I was supposed to inspire them—and hope I did a bit—these young women and men … more
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