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Kids Helping Kids

A group of fourth-graders from the parish religious education program at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scarsdale are all smiles as they show baked goods they and another class from their grade contributed to their Valentine-themed fundraiser that earned $302 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. more

Bronxville Students Give Alms to ‘Lenten Buddies’ in Nicaragua

It’s typical to see small cardboard boxes around Catholic churches and schools at this time of year. Many will have a short prayer and religious image printed on them with the words, “My Lenten … more

Kennedy Catholic Student Wins Maryknoll Essay Contest

Meenu Johnkutty could not pass up an opportunity to share her passion and concern. The John F. Kennedy Catholic High School senior shared both in an essay on the environment, “Saving our … more

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the Archdiocese

Plans are in place for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across the archdiocese. Cardinal Dolan will offer St. Patrick’s Day Mass at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 17, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan. more

FOCUS Builds Catholic Lives in College—and Beyond

Twenty-six-year-old Bronx native Kevin Donkor is a modern-day disciple. That’s not his official job title, but it could be. Donkor is part of the growing collegiate outreach group known as … more

Staten Island Catholic Charities, CYO Partner to Curb Drug Scourge

Catholic Charities of Staten Island and CYO of Staten Island have stepped up to address a drug epidemic by launching the Staten Island Heroin Epidemic Archdiocese Response Team (H.E.A.R.T.) … more

Celebrating Moments and Making Memories

Students at Holy Rosary School in the Bronx know all about celebrating what is important in life—and two items topping the list are education and faith. more

316 Students Receive Cardinal Egan Scholarships From Tri-State Italian-American Congress

For the 14th year in row, the Tri-State Italian American Congress awarded scholarships to Italian-American Catholic school students in elementary and high schools in the archdiocese.  Dr. … more

New Executive Director Named for Covenant House New York

Sister Nancy Downing, C.N.D., is the new executive director of Covenant House New York. She became the executive director in December after she had served as interim executive director since May. … more

Students Soar in Creative Atmosphere at Resurrection School in Rye

Dressed as tiny astronauts, kindergarten students at Resurrection School in Rye gather around the cardboard rocket ship they made by hand. Teacher Christina Siefring holds open the shuttle door. … more

‘Stand for What You Believe In’ Is Theme for National Day of Prayer on Feb. 5

For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February more

Siblings’ Business Provides Scholarships for Girls in Uganda

S iblings John, Francesca, Daniella and Carina Kehoe appreciate the value of Catholic education. In fact, they started their own nonprofit business to raise funds to pay for tuition, room and … more

Sharing Christmas Spirit at Marian Woods

Students of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish's High School of Religion join with retired religious sisters at Marian Woods residence in Hartsdale duri​ng their annual visit to sing Christmas carols and spend time with the nuns, who included Sister Bonaventure Mackey, R.S.M., left, and Sister Rose Andrew Egan, O.P. From the left are students Isabella Waterhouse, Lena Glickman, Lina Waterhouse, Bridget Panessa, Liam McPhillips and Christian Waterhouse. more

Jesuit High Schools Collect Food for Needy, Receive $250,000 in Tuition Assistance

The Great Ignatian Challenge may be the friendliest “food fight” ever to take place between five competitive and, at times, rival Jesuit high schools. Canned items were collected during the … more

Young Adults Fill Cathedral for Marian Feast Mass

The voices of Catholic musicians Matt Maher and Audrey Assad filled St. Patrick’s Cathedral during Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. One song echoed with the lyrics, “I’m coming back to the … more

Inner-City Scholarship Awards Dinner Raises Nearly $2 Million

Yamilet Andrade shared her story and the letters she wrote to Stephen and Christine Schwarzman with about 400 people at the 40th annual Inner-City Scholarship Awards Dinner. The junior at … more

Three Honored for Making a Difference at Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon

The 71st annual Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon celebrated the Christmas season and the work being done to assist and create hope for New Yorkers in need. Whitney and Clarke Murphy and Cathy … more

New President of Pallottine Teenage Federation Seeks To ‘Share the Joy’

Hope Andrews, the newly inducted president of the Pallottine Teenage Federation (PTAF), said, “I joined because I felt this calling inside me that said I was called to serve others and share the … more

'Engineering Tomorrow' Conference at Cathedral High School

An “Engineering Tomorrow” Conference was held at Cathedral High School in Manhattan Dec. 2. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference was sponsored by the Engineering … more

CRS Picks Fordham Students For African Assignments

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has chosen two Fordham University graduate students for six-month assignments to Africa—one to Burkina Faso and the other to Guinea—beginning in January. Both … more
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