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Ignatian Tournament Helps Jesuit Students Answer Those in Need

Fordham Prep came in first among five area Jesuit high schools competing in the Ignatian Social Justice Tournament at the Province Conference Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Fordham Prep’s … more

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation To Serve New Yorkers in Need

Cardinal Dolan and the bishops of the Catholic dioceses of New York state have come forward to help New Yorkers in need by announcing the formation of the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation May 8. … more

After-School Enrichment, Enhanced Special Education Pilot Programs Set for 2018-2019

An after-school enrichment program in 15 elementary schools across the archdiocese, and an enhanced special education program at three elementary schools on Staten Island and two in the Bronx, will … more

Catholic Charities of Staten Island Stepping Up to Fight Drug Addiction

Catholic Charities of Staten Island is again stepping up to address the borough’s drug epidemic by acquiring Carl’s House, changing the name to Carl’s Recovery Center and moving it to the … more

Agreement to Allow Seminarians of Latin Patriarchate Seminary of Jerusalem to Study at St. Joseph’s Seminary

St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie has entered into an agreement with the Latin Patriarchate Seminary of Jerusalem (LPSJ) in which seminarians from LPSJ will be able to pursue theological studies … more

Marked Mass

Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island after celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Mass in Good Counsel’s present church on April 29. The actual first Mass in the current church … more

Two Cardinals to Address New York Bible Summit

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto, and Cardinal Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona, Spain, will serve as the keynote speakers at the New York Catholic Bible Summit 2018 at Cathedral High School on East … more

2,000 Accept ‘You’re Amazing Invitation’ at Westchester County Center

Justin Fatica delivered an energetic, emotional and motivational speech to more than 2,000 people at the Westchester County Center in White Plains April 25 before his Hard as Nails Ministries tour bus, but not the ministry itself, departed the region. more

New Yorkers Came Together in Prayer for Alfie Evans Before Toddler’s Death

The archdiocesan Office for Public Policy and the Young Adult Outreach Office co-sponsored a Mass and prayer vigil last week for the well-being of Alfie Evans, the toddler from the United Kingdom who suffered from a severe degenerative brain condition. The boy died two days later. more

Staub Called ‘God’s Hall of Famer’ at Memorial Mass

Rusty Staub was remembered as a member of “God’s Hall of Fame” at a Memorial Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral April 25. “Rusty has bypassed Cooperstown … more

Catholic Conference Strengthens, ‘Restores’ Faith of Young Adults

The Vegas turned a Catholic retreat for young adults into a family outing. Xavier and Elizabeth Vega attended Restore: Origin – A Catholic Conference for Young Adults at Mount St Mary College in … more

Series on Eucharistic Presence of The Lord Offered Online, in Parishes

A new series from the Augustine Institute seeks to answer the question, “What is it that is so special about the Eucharist?” The Augustine Institute is the creator of the online Catholic platform … more

Filmmaker Burns to Receive Christophers Life Achievement Award

An episode of ABC’s comedy “The Middle,” the Academy Award-nominated films “Darkest Hour” and “Lady Bird,” and historian David McCullough’s book “The American Spirit” are among 21 … more

Emblem Sunday Scouting Mass Celebrates Special Virtues

Samara Vazquez was among the 158 scouts honored at the archdiocesan annual Emblem Sunday Scouting Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, a special liturgy at which Cardinal Dolan served as principal … more

New CYO Sport ‘Bowling’ Over Staten Island Youth

Chris Trapp is a newcomer to bowling with a 130 average and a high game of 201. The 12-year-old at St. Ann’s School is one of many children enjoying Staten Island CYO’s bowling … more

St. Gianna Mass to Be Offered May 16 for Couples Struggling With Infertility, Miscarriage

“An Evening of Prayer for Couples Struggling with Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage,” and for their families and friends, will be offered Wednesday, May 16 at St. Catherine of Siena Church on … more

Cardinal Tells High School Seniors ‘God Has a Plan for Us’

Kelly Brann was still as excited when she was leaving St. Patrick’s Cathedral as she was when she departed John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers earlier in the day. The parishioner of … more

Police Holy Name Society Heralds Honor, Tradition At Centennial Mass and Communion Breakfast

More than 1,000 active and retired New York City police officers, and their families and friends, gathered to celebrate the 100th annual Mass and Communion Breakfast of the NYPD’s Holy Name Society … more

Father Salvo to Offer Mass For Peace in Nicaragua

Father Enrique Salvo, pastor of St. Anselm and St. Roch parish in the Bronx and a native of Nicaragua, will celebrate a Mass for peace in Nicaragua on Saturday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m., in St. Anselm’s … more

Manila Cardinal to Speak At St. John’s Commencement

Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, will speak at St. John’s University’s Queens campus undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. Cardinal Tagle, who … more
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