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Cardinal Dolan commemorated the seventh anniversary of the canonization of Pope St. John Paul II at a special tribute Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Good Shepherd … more
New York Catholic Youth Day’s theme of Be the Light originated from the day’s Mass readings and was used to inspire teens and urged the young people to motivate others. About 170 young … more
Katie Thorn and Gaby Murray are thankful a school district stepped forward to give them the opportunity to swim as senior captains for Our Lady of Lourdes High School. Beacon High School opened … more
Organizers of the Notre Dame Club of Staten Island, facing a second spring of the Covid-19 pandemic, decided again that canceling the annual springtime Bread of Life (B.O.L.D.) Food Drive was not an … more
El arzobispo Franco Coppola, embajador pontificio en México, viajó recientemente a un pueblo asediado por cárteles de drogas para reiterar el compromiso de la Iglesia de servir a … more
If there’s any connection between the figures profiled by documentarian Martin Doblmeier, it’s that they’re key religious figures from the mid-20th century who are at risk of being … more
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 … more
“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, … more
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 … more
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 … more
The message of a recent Sheen Center Virtual Stage was that there is a dire need for society to begin a dialogue that activates change and demonstrates “that, without question, Black Lives Do … more
Priests were appointed as administrators and temporary administrators of six parishes in the archdiocese in the first three months of this year, the Cardinal’s Office announced. Named as … more
The founder of the Trigo Schools for Preachers in Mexico was the April presenter during the monthly virtual reflection on the Litany of St. Joseph for the Hispanic community sponsored by the … more
Auxiliary Bishop Edmund Whalen, vicar for clergy,  met with Immaculate Heart of Mary High School of Religion students in Scarsdale to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their … more
Sister Tess Kusiak, F.M.S.C., professed her first vows as a Franciscan Missionary Sister of the Sacred Heart in St. Margaret of Cortona Chapel at the motherhouse in Peekskill April 24. Born in … more
Father Ricardo Fajardo has stepped aside from his duties as pastor of Holy Spirit parish in the Bronx, while an allegation of abuse made in a lawsuit is investigated. A lawsuit has been filed … more
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers has made a 25-year lease agreement with Ecogy Energy that will install 2,184 solar panels mounted on six canopies over two parking lots on Maryknoll property in the … more
In a Spanish Mass honoring St. Oscar Romero, the martyr was praised for his dedicated leadership and tremendous courage, his natural ability to empathize with and be the voice for the most poor and … more
Leah, This graph can be a pull quote: The spectacular increase in the population of Yonkers was due mainly to the enormous influx of immigrants from Eastern Europe seeking employment in the … more
El cardenal Dolan bendijo un sitio nuevo de vivienda asequible el 1 de abril, Jueves Santo. El sitio arquidiocesano, Second Farms, está en el Bronx, 1932 Bryant Ave.; tiene 319 apartamentos. … more
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