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Father Anthony Sorgie opened his homily at the 44th annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral with a story many Italian Americans can relate to. more
“Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton” this week received a bronze medal for Original Music in the Crafts: Films/Production category at the 59th annual New York Festivals TV & Film Awards. The score was composed by Grant Fonda. more
The Archdiocese of New York is embarking on a major youth suicide prevention initiative beginning during Respect Life Month in October.   One of the principal components organizers are … more
Dr. Scott Hahn, the noted theologian and evangelist, kept it all in the family—the Holy Family, that is—in his public lecture at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie, Oct. … more
Hurricane Ida swept into St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity parish in Mamaroneck last month and unleashed a torrent on the church—rendering it unusable at this time—and numerous homes in the … more
The annual Guardian Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral provided the opportunity for an early celebration of the Feast of Guardian Angels as well as to honor and say thank you to police officers, … more
Father Brian J. Shanley, O.P., was formally invested as president of St. John’s University during a Sept. 24 ceremony at Carnesecca Arena on the university’s main campus in Queens. His … more
Following is the text of a letter sent from Cardinal Dolan and the Diocesan Bishops of New York state to U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand regarding the so-called “Women’s … more
Cardinal Dolan offered a prayer before blessing and dedicating the new Burke Catholic Academy for students in grades 6 to 8 on the campus of John S. Burke Catholic High School in Goshen Sept. … more
Cardinal Dolan distributed Communion at the Mass he celebrated during his visit to St. John’s School in Goshen Sept. 24.  more
St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) in Sparkill held a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the renovated Romano Student Alumni Center Sept. 21. College president Ken Daly and Rose Werner … more
At a conference on the “Health of Nations,” Sir Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel Laureate in Economics, said “we have a clear and moral obligation” to better address social and … more
Dr. Colleen Melnyk was officially installed as president of The Ursuline School in New Rochelle Sept. 24. Dr. Melnyk succeeds Eileen Davidson, who served in various roles over 38 years at Ursuline and … more
La Salle Academy in Manhattan has extended its partnership with St. Francis College in Brooklyn to enable high school students to enroll in up to five courses that will earn them high school credits … more
Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale has embarked on a program of rigorous self-study toward Middle States Accreditation, the school announced. Students, parents, faculty, administration, board … more
The annual Misa de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Day Mass) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral was celebrated Oct. 3 by Auxiliary Bishop Edmund Whalen. Msgr. Eduardo Chavez, rector of the Basilica of Our Lady … more
Brother Branden Gordon, S.D.B., Brother Joshua Sciullo, S.D.B., and Brother Rafael Vargas, S.D.B., professed their final vows as Salesians of Don Bosco at a Mass of Religious Profession offered Aug. … more
Sister Mary Catherine Redmond, P.B.V.M., has been elected president of the the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in New Windsor. Sister Mary Catherine is joined on the … more
Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chávez of El Salvador served as principal celebrant and homilist of a well-attended Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 19 marking the bicentennial of five … more
A parish in a neighborhood that once had the highest concentration of Covid-19 cases in the country has found new joy in the discovery that a familiar painting over the transept doorway of its church … more
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