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I guess I was ten years old, Christmas Eve, 1960. Dad asked me to go with him to deliver some Christmas gifts. At the time, I did not realize that he was on a “St. Vincent de Paul … more
A blessed Easter to all! Last Friday I had a less than happy experience, which taught me a lesson about this Holy Week. For months I had looked forward to flying home for the first Holy … more
The following is the homily Cardinal Dolan delivered at the Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving for the 25th anniversary of the Sisters of Life in St. Patrick’s Cathedral on June 1.  St. … more
With Palm Sunday we commence the “journey of a lifetime,” a trip bringing us not just back home here but to our true home of eternal life. It’s Holy Week! We unite with Jesus … more
Let me write about a menu of issues I wanted to bring to your attention. First of all, soon...school’s out! Our college students are already home, working hard to pay tuition. … more
This column actually comes to you from Cuba! Before you jump to conclusions, let me be clear: I’m not here on the beach, although the weather is bright and the ocean magnificent. I came … more
Where we begin in the whole sacred process of evangelization is very important! Pope Francis has radiantly reminded us of this, hasn’t he? It’s not helpful to start with what the Church … more
Maybe it’s because he preached these words in my hometown of St. Louis at Mass on his visit there in 1999, but the following teaching of Pope St. John Paul II has always had a special meaning … more
Like many of you, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks attending graduations. My Mom even went to the kindergarten graduation of my grandnephew Charlie! Me? I was at the commencements for … more
We New Yorkers pride ourselves on being “progressive.” A former governor, Theodore Roosevelt, often observed that government “needed always to advance whatever promoted human … more
Christmas blessings, dear family of the Church in the Archdiocese of New York! Often am I asked what I consider to be pointers, or lessons, from this festive season. Many come to mind, but chew … more
Mass of the Vigil for Life Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception January 18, 2018   The following is the text of the homily to be delivered by Cardinal … more
Whatsoever you do for one of these least brothers of mine, you do for me.” These familiar, yet powerful, words of Jesus from Matthew 25 were at the heart of our Gospel reading at the … more
It’s a tough time, my good people, a “built-in” Holy Week, as all of us are close to Jesus in His hour of agony and death on the cross. Those suffering from the virus have a … more
Somebody has got to do something!” How often, in exasperation, do we sigh or yell out that statement? As we look at the problems, injustices, sorrows, and tragedies that daily hit us in … more
Estas familiares, pero poderosas, palabras de Jesús de Mateo 25 fueron el corazón de nuestra lectura del Evangelio en la Misa del Día de Colón, la semana pasada en la … more
You may remember the somber event that occurred in the days prior to Holy Week, when Firefighter Michael Davidson died in the line of duty battling a blaze in Harlem. The entire city grieved, and … more
It’s a tough time, my good people, a “built-in” Holy Week, as all of us are close to Jesus in His hour of agony and death on the cross. Those suffering from the virus have a … more
Jackie Kennedy once commented, “The Church may have flaws, but she sure comes through at birth and death.” I’ll take that compliment! November is the month Holy Mother … more
Last weekend’s newspapers, and reports on TV and radio, understandably had a lot on dads, since Sunday was Fathers’ Day. Was it just me, though, or were there more stories than usual … more
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