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Remember the last time we accidentally inhaled something that we should have swallowed? Our bodies reacted immediately with a coughing reflex because food and water do not belong in our lungs. After … more
I am going to tell you something that I do not want to go any further. If I am quoted on this, I’ll get tons of criticism, so I am trusting you to keep a secret: The saint whose feast we … more
St. Patrick’s Day fell on our deadline day for this issue. We had to hustle pretty good to include the story from the venerable New York City parade and the Mass, which Cardinal Dolan, the grand … more
With Lent more than half over, Palm Sunday and Holy Week will be here soon. We will commemorate the most solemn and significant events in the earthly life of Christ: the Last Supper, the institution … more
El jueves 5 de marzo, la noticia del Cardenal Edward Egan, sacudió a la comunidad católica de Nueva York y, a muchos seres humanos de buena voluntad. Nuestro querido cardenal se fue a la Casa del … more
Following is Cardinal Dolan’s homily, which he delivered at the Funeral Mass for Cardinal Egan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral March 10.   “We adore Thee, O Christ, and we bless Thee! … more
It is no small accident that I write this on the morning of the day the Funeral Mass for Edward Cardinal Egan will be offered in St. Patrick’s Cathedral. A general theme has been in my mind since … more
As anyone with young children or grandchildren likely knows, Universal Pre-K expanded in a big way in New York City this academic year. Enrollment numbers surged, and some 53,000 4-year-olds are now … more
I love getting greeting cards for special occasions.  Actually, I just finished reading my Christmas cards; then, many of you thoughtfully remembered January 26, the feast of my patron saint; … more
Lent is one of those seasons that always begins with the best of intentions and rapidly goes downhill, at least that’s how it usually plays out for me. I plan to pray more, eat less and find … more