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Sister Katherine Seibert, S.C., will be presented the Alumni Merit Award from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE, Friday, Feb. 7. Sister Katherine, a Sister of Charity of New … more
Yvette Bairan has been appointed chief executive officer of Astor Services for Children and Families by the agency’s board of directors, effective Jan. 6. Ms. Bairan succeeds James McGuirk, … more
Worshipping the Lord as the Three Kings did involves making a journey “from the greatest form of bondage: slavery to oneself,” Pope Francis said on the feast of the Epiphany. To … more
Ramses Peña, 18, was among dozens of archdiocesan Pierre Toussaint Scholars who gathered at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan to receive advice from program coordinators and alumni on … more
Ramses Peña, 18, was among dozens of Pierre Toussaint Scholars who gathered at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan to receive advice from program coordinators and alumni on the … more
The nonprofit organization Soul to Sea is sponsoring a coat drive at St. Helena Church in the Bronx Sunday, Jan. 12.  Donations of new or gently used winter coats may be brought to St. Helena … more
Sister Joan Anderson, S.C., who led a collaborative effort in establishing Nazareth Center, a residence for children in need of protective care in the Bahamas, died Nov. 27 at Cabrini of Westchester … more
Sister Caroline Laiso, R.S.M., who taught at schools in the archdiocese and served in leadership positions with the Sisters of Mercy, died Nov. 24 at McAuley Health Care Center in Watchung, N.J. She … more
Sister Marie Joseph Morahan, O.P., who served in the library at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill for 22 years, died Dec. 19. She was 93. Sister Marie Joseph was at St. Thomas Aquinas, … more
Agnes Marie Stewart, mother of Father George Stewart and wife of the late Deacon George Stewart, died Dec. 14 at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers. She was 79. Father Stewart is pastor of … more
Sister Bernadette Filter, C.R., a former teacher in the archdiocese, died Dec. 19. She was 89. She taught at Maria Regina High School, Hartsdale; St. Casimir School, Yonkers; St. Clemens Mary, … more
Sister Therese Marie Lucassen, O.S.F., who was born in the Bronx, died Dec. 10 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in Allegany. She was 92. Sister Therese Marie taught in upstate Averill Park, Catskill … more
Sister Mary Judith Henchey, R.D.C., who served as principal of St. John the Evangelist School in Mahopac for 34 years, died Dec. 12. She was 87. Sister Mary Judith was principal at St. John the … more
Sister Margaret Chiffriller, C.S.JB., who served as provincial superior of the Sisters of St. John the Baptist from the 1970s to 1990s, died Dec. 7 at Providence Rest Nursing Home in the Bronx. She … more
We welcome any reasonable initiative that has a chance to ease the intractable problem of homelessness in New York. That’s why we’re interested in the latest proposal announced Dec. 17 by New … more
Los fieles de Santa Helena en el Bronx fueron testigos de la historia de la parroquia cuando dos diáconos fueron ordenados sacerdotes durante una misa matutina el 21 de diciembre. En la misma … more
It was a birthday party for the ages, as the Paulist Fathers celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of their founder, Servant of God Father Isaac Hecker, C.S.P. Father Eric Andrews, C.S.P., … more
Most newborns come into the world topsy-turvy; literally downside-up. Although members of the medical staff are quick to upright all infants' orientation as soon as they're delivered, for … more
I traveled to Seattle a few weeks ago to give a parish retreat at St. Monica’s Church on Mercer Island. Long before I boarded the plane for my first visit to the Pacific … more
I’m beginning the New Year with a clean office. It seems a good place to start, a practical way to set me up for any other resolutions I make. My office used to be meticulous. Early in … more
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