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St. Patrick came to Ireland as an immigrant, though an unwilling one, having been captured as a teenager from his home in what is now Britain and sold into slavery in Ireland. Alone for hours tending … more
“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. Cardinal Dolan joined the film’s star Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us” fame. … more
On the first Sunday of Lent, Cardinal Dolan celebrated the annual Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, welcoming and congratulating more than 300 catechumens who have been preparing to join … more
Four Catholic Relief Service staff members on their way to a training session in Nairobi, Kenya, were among the passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed moments after takeoff in … more
Students representing about 20 colleges listened to a 30-minute talk by Cardinal Dolan before he answered their questions at Rockland Community College’s Student Union building in Suffern Feb. … more
Catholic school kids in the archdiocese are practicing the virtue of daily prayer during the 40-day season of Lent that began Ash Wednesday, March 6. They’re seeking to amplify their prayers by … more
Isabella Acierno said she will read and watch news differently after attending the third annual Student Leadership Conference at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan March 8. The … more
The New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 5-0 that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred from New York to the Peoria Diocese. In response to the March 5 … more
Father Thomas Colucci has been appointed administrator of Most Precious Blood parish in Walden, and two other priests, Father Cyprian Onyeihe and Father José Félix Ortega de La Fuente, … more
St. John-Visitation parish in the Bronx will hold a Lenten day of recollection and a Mass to mark the 39th anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Oscar Romero. St. Oscar Romero, archbishop of San … more
The New York State Catholic Conference called on the state’s legislators to reject any proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana use. The conference warned that the state was rushing … more
Citing “financial difficulties,” the College of New Rochelle (CNR)—the first Catholic college for women in New York state—is closing, ceasing operations by the conclusion of the summer … more
Brian O’Dwyer will lead marchers up Fifth Avenue as grand marshal of the 258th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m. Cardinal Dolan will be the principal … more
“Signs of Holiness in Today’s World,” the sixth annual day of reflection, will be held Saturday, April 13, from 9 am. to 5 p.m. at Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus, the Bronx. The … more
“Treasures of the Church,” an exposition of more than 150 sacred relics visited St. Helena’s parish in the Bronx March 5 and St. Anthony’s parish in Nanuet Feb. 28. Father Carlos Martins, … more
Seeking to identify “points of hopefulness,” archdiocesan leaders met at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan for a gathering called “Conversation About Young Catholics Leaving the … more
An allegation of sexual abuse of a minor dating from the 1990s has been made against Father Daniel O’Hare, the pastor of Holy Name of Mary-Assumption parish in Montgomery and the dean of the Orange … more
The Archbishop Stepinac High School boys’ basketball team was outscored 16-4 in the fourth quarter of a 61-56 CHSAA Class AA Intersectional championship game loss to Christ the King at Fordham … more
The Cardinal Spellman High School girls’ basketball team captured the program’s first CHSAA state title in 20 years and fourth overall with a 58-47 CHSAA Class A victory over Diocese of … more
On the eve of International Women’s Day and 10 days before St. Patrick’s Day, a photo exhibit featuring young single Irish women who immigrated to New York opened in the Archives Building at St. … more
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