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A newly crafted statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be visiting parishes of the archdiocese during the week leading to her feast on Friday, Dec. 12, when she will be brought in procession along … more
The Archdiocesan Catechetical Office honored longtime catechetical leaders and catechists at its annual certification and award ceremony Nov. 16 at Maryknoll in Ossining. The Terence … more
Parishes in the archdiocese will join others across the nation in praying for the sanctity of all human life during the National Night of Prayer for Life Dec. … more
Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit to North America. more
The first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking has been announced for Feb. 8, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese slave who eventually was freed and became a Canossian nun. more
The first Sunday of Advent, Nov. 30, marking the start of the new liturgical year, will also inaugurate the Year for Consecrated Life. more
Speakers at the Nov. 17 opening of an historic exhibit at the United Nations of medieval manuscripts and papal documents associated with St. Francis of Assisi affirmed the saint’s association with the world body’s peaceful aims and hoped his namesake pope would pay a visit next September. more
Pope Francis called for greater acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorders and their families to break down the “isolation” and “stigma” that burdens them. more
Using a newly simplified rite, Pope Francis proclaimed six new saints and praised them for the love and self-giving with which they served God and built up his kingdom by serving the poor and needy. more
At his installation as the ninth archbishop of Chicago Nov. 18, Archbishop Blase J. Cupich urged the congregation at Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral to fearlessly share their faith recognizing that God calls them “to more” and “to greater things.” more
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