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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
Cardinal Dolan proudly placed a wreath at the foot of the Times Square statue of a renowned priest of the archdiocese, Father Francis Duffy, 86 years after the World War I chaplain’s death. The … more
The 96-degree temperature did not keep 103-year-old Justa Rodriguez or her 76-year-old son Emilio Rodriguez from attending the street Mass outside St. Cecilia and Holy Agony Church in Manhattan on … more
Cardinal Dolan visited with attorneys, staff, immigrants and children separated from their parents on a tour of the Catholic Charities Immigration Services in lower Manhattan before meeting the media … more
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, urged the Hispanic ministry leaders at the Region 2 V Encuentro in Albany to lead all parishioners—and especially … more
The 10 men ordained to the sacred order of deacon for the archdiocese did so with the support of their families, who surrounded them with their loving support and presence on the day of their Mass of … more
Deacon Thomas BennettSt. Francis of Assisi, West NyackDeacon Jose CamachoSt. Peter and St. Denis, YonkersDeacon Oscar CifuentesSt. Joachim – St. John, BeaconDeacon Anthony CironeSt. Kateri … more
Pope Francis today accepted the resignation of New York Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro, who most recently has served as episcopal vicar of Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Rockland … more
This weekend, through Sunday, June 24, the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in lower Manhattan, celebrates its second annual Theater Festival of Catholic Playwrights. The festival’s mission is to showcase a variety of Catholic-themed plays, a natural outreach of the Sheen Center, a project of the Archdiocese of New York. more
Students in Archbishop Stepinac High School’s Honors Academy program studied the water crisis in Flint, Mich., for the past year across four disciplines, engineering, health sciences, finance and … more
Two congregations of women religious in Rockland County, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill and the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, formally entered into a Covenant Relationship June 7. The … more
In the Rockland County village of Suffern, a joyful, spiritual milestone was marked this month. Sacred Heart parish closed its yearlong celebrations commemorating 150 years of serving the Lord and … more
Nearly 800 New York Catholic priests received a message about how to maintain their moral integrity from Pastor Rick Warren, who used Scripture passages and his experiences from 40 years as an … more
A restored statue of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus graces the grounds of Sacred Heart parish on Haviland Drive in Patterson. The statue, damaged in a tornado last month, was rededicated by Father … more
An icon depicting the Blessed Mother dressed in the traditional garb of an Iraqi bride graces St. Michael Church in Manhattan. The donated icon of Our Lady of Aradin, Aramaic for Eden, is the work … more
Karheem Mattioli is seeking inner peace for herself and her son Nicolas. Nicolas, 16, was one of six children chosen by the Our Lady of Lourdes Knights of Columbus Council 5890 in Washingtonville … more
Our symbol is not a happy face, our symbol is the cross of Jesus Christ. And in the midst of that we find our joy.” So said Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto in a keynote address at the New York … more
The feast of St. Anthony of Padua was celebrated Sunday, June 10, at St. Anthony of Padua Church on Staten Island. The principal celebrant was Father John Wroblewski, pastor of Our Lady of Pity and St. Anthony of Padua parish. Concelebrating the liturgy was Father John McCarthy, chaplain and religion teacher at St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School on Staten Island, who assists at the parish on weekends. Assisting at the altar was Deacon Joseph Rentkowski, a permanent deacon of the parish. A procession through the community of Travis, in steady rain, followed the liturgy. A portrait of St. Anthony was held high, a band played and a statue of St. Anthony followed with Fathers Wroblewski and McCarthy at the end of the procession. The saint’s feast is June 13. more
The Trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral believe the recent court case concerning the earthly remains of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was again incorrectly decided, and will seek an appeal … more
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