Feature stories
528 results total, viewing 81 - 100
In light of the continued publicity of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy over the last 50 years and some comments that I have heard from some very devout people, I have decided to write about my … more
The long, orderly line outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 17 made a statement. Droves of reverent faithful waited seemingly without complaint Sunday morning and afternoon to show their devotion to St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina whose relics inside the cathedral’s Lady Chapel were on display there through Sept. 18 and had been at other locales in the archdiocese Sept. 16. more
In the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, it was a time of sacred celebration for faithful parishioners and their dedicated pastor, and for the Archbishop of New York as well. On the evening of … more
The sexual abuse allegations surrounding now-former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick have prompted some Church figures to urge a thorough reckoning of the U.S. Church’s clerical sexual abuse … more
This is a resurrection story. It is about Kaitlyn Bernhardt, a teenage girl from Brooklyn, who became sick with a severe form of bone cancer, just before she was about to enter Bishop Kearney High … more
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, drawing the former auxiliary bishop of New York one step nearer to beatification. The pope … more
St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie is instituting an additional year of priestly formation, a Pastoral Year, beginning at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, for men studying for the … more
Jeff Kantor, Macy’s chief merchandising officer, along with Macy’s colleagues, visited Encore Senior Center at St. Malachy’s parish in Manhattan July 26. There they presented St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters with a $420,000 check from funds raised through Macy’s Bag Hunger campaign. more
A Mass honoring Divino Nino (Divine Child Jesus) at St. Margaret Mary Church in the Bronx July 18 drew 400 people. more
The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill have a growing presence in Pakistan as they mark 60 years of service there. Twenty-two Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, 15 vowed and seven in initial formation, are … more
40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout the archdiocese starting Sept. 25 and concluding Nov. 3. It consists of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil … more
More than 50 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York will attend World Youth Day Panama 2019 this month. They will join a multitude of faithful from New York, the United States and countries around … more
As might be expected of two priests who have each served the Archdiocese of New York for at least 35 years, some similarities exist in the assignments Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect … more
Blessed Christmas. This I mean for every reader, today, tomorrow and always. Do you wish a blessed Christmas for yourself? How can you wish this and make it happen? I think of two retreats … more
NEW ORLEANS–Cardinal Dolan suggested to more than 400 priests of the state of Louisiana that humbly and openly sharing the “wounds” and shortcomings of the Church might bring those who are alienated back to the practice of the faith. more
Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 800 people dead. more
Joseph Sanese-Cavone shared the enthusiasm of his kindergarten classmates when Dash took the floor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford. “Dash is so much fun, I can’t stop playing … more
The Archdiocese of New York has opened online admissions for the 2020-2021 school year, and will host six open house events at 120 schools across the archdiocese from January through March. more
Padre Pio had a special credibility in that “he bore the wounds of Jesus, the stigmata,” Cardinal Dolan said at a press conference near the saint’s relics in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sept. 17. more
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals that the Catholic Church faced a clear choice between being a Church that “goes out” or a … more
« Prev | 1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 27 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.