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During the annual Mass for high school seniors, Cardinal Dolan looked out into the packed cathedral and asked, “Is there anyone here named Shadrach, Meshach or Abednego?” Not one hand went up … more
At one time, at the same time, the five Grasso brothers—Michael, 19; Thomas, 18; Joseph, 17; Nicholas, 15 and Paul, 11—were altar servers at St. Columba’s parish in Chester. But with Michael … more
As evening light streamed through the stained glass window in the chapel of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, young men sat in seats occupied by other seminarians and priests before them. They were … more
Students at St. Joseph-by-the Sea High School provided a great deal of help to Staten Island families recovering from Hurricane Sandy by collecting more than 2,000 food items for the Notre Dame Club of Staten Island’s “Bread of Life” drive last year. more
Baaba Abaka-Yankson, a senior at St. Raymond Academy for Girls in the Bronx, is one of 10 high school students to be recognized in The New York Times College Scholarship Program this year. Born in … more
For 85 years, the Don Bosco Community Center has helped give Port Chester youths a lively encounter with the Church and also realize their important role as citizens. Both the Community Center and … more
Does Cardinal Dolan have a hobby? A favorite team? A favorite teacher in school? These questions and more were asked of the amiable cardinal during a Catholic Schools Week visit he made to St. Mary, Mother of the Church in Fishkill. more
Students and Catholic youths are invited to submit short videos to the 2014 “Try Prayer! It Works!” contest sponsored by Family Rosary, and to Catholic Extension’s “Extension Day” contest. … more
St. Margaret School in Pearl River welcomed home one of its own Jan. 17 and sent her off to Sochi in style. There were some misty eyes, and a few throats appeared to have lumps in them at times. more
Cardinal Dolan kicked off this year’s “Feeding Our Neighbors” food collection for the needy, using the occasion of the Respect Life Sunday Mass held each year in advance of the anniversary of … more
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