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Invitados al Banquete del Señor

Una de las imágenes bíblicas del reino de Dios es la del “banquete”. Los profetas del Antiguo Testamento anunciaron la llegada de un reino de justicia y paz, donde nadie pasaría hambre ni … more

Obispos, Periodistas Atacados en Iglesia En Nicaragua

Obispos y sacerdotes nicaragüenses fueron atacados el 9 de julio por grupos armados aliados con el gobierno durante un momento el cual la violencia en el país centroamericano ha aumentado … more

The Power of the Mass

I should have known that something was wrong a few Sundays ago when I arrived at my parish church just before noon and saw yellow tape stretched across the side street. It was unusually quiet in … more

Acts and Us

The Church’s custom of reading virtually all of the Acts of the Apostles at daily Mass during the Easter season struck me as particularly apt this year, and for three reasons. First, Acts … more

Catholic New York to Publish Monthly Section in Spanish

Beginning in September, Catholic New York will publish a monthly section of eight to 12 pages in Spanish as part of its regular newspaper edition. The pullout section is planned to run in the … more

Catholic New York a Publicar Sección Mensual en Español

A partir de septiembre, Catholic New York publicará una sección mensual de ocho a 12 páginas en español como parte de su edición periódistica regular. La nueva sección saldrá inserta en la … more

Times Archbishop Hughes Faced Were Far From Ideal, Too

We all enjoy reminiscing about the “good old days” when, so we ruminate, all was simpler, clearer, happier. When I was a graduate student in Church history, our acclaimed professor, … more

Stop Playing Games, Governor

In his fevered push to pass the abortion expansion bill that’s been kicking around Albany for over a decade, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asserted on Monday: “The political games need to end.” Yes, … more

Ursuline Students Harvest Bronx Garden To Feed Poor and Sick

Leigh Brown noticed a change in the two months since she helped to plant 4,000 fruit and vegetable plants at the Food for Others Garden in the Wakefield section of the Bronx. “It’s grown a … more

East Harlem Tribute to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The 134th annual Religious Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was celebrated with a solemn Mass by Cardinal Francis Arinze, prefect emeritus of the Vatican Congregation for the Divine Worship and … more

Catholic Charities Assists in Reuniting Sons With Detained Fathers

Two fathers and two sons from Guatemala and Honduras were able to stay together July 10-12 at a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx through a family reunification program. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, … more

‘Humanae Vitae,’ for Half a Century, Rooted in Church’s Respect for Human Dignity

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent Church history. more

In the Bronx, Faith in Five Languages for a Multicultural Parish

Second of a series St. Lucy’s parish in the Bronx offers Mass in five languages. That’s correct, five: Albanian, Creole, English, Italian and Spanish. Albanian since 2009, Creole since 2015, … more

With Young People in Mind, Pope Nominates Presidents-Delegate For October Synod of Bishops

As his delegates to preside over sessions of the Synod of Bishops in October, Pope Francis has chosen four cardinals from countries where young people are facing special challenges. more

Bronx Youth Group Leads Vigil for Slain Teen

The high school youth group of Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish, the Bronx, led a Memorial Vigil Against Gang Violence at the church in response to the murder of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, who was stabbed in late June reportedly by a gang who had intended a different victim. more

Newest PACE Center Dedicated at Cabrini of Westchester

Curtis Lovett attended his first ribbon-cutting ceremony and hopes to soon attend his first baseball game in many years. The 62-year-old from Yonkers was at the blessing and ribbon-cutting for … more

Curran Leadership Academy Is Next Step for Future Principals

George Eacobacci has considered becoming a school principal for a while and now the archdiocese is helping him take that next step. The teacher at St. Francis Xavier School in the Bronx is one of … more

Ursuline Students Win National Track Relay Title

Lily Flynn could not think of a better way to end her junior year of high school. She teamed up with her twin sister, Sarah, and Claire Wilson and Haley McLean to win the distance medley relay at … more

Prayerful Evening for Young Adults

Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass for young adults at St. Patrick’s Cathedral June 20. The archdiocese’s Office of Young Adult Outreach sponsored the event, which began with a Rosary and an … more
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