Coming Together in New York to Spur Christian Unity

My visits to St. John the Divine Cathedral on Manhattan’s Upper West Side have been few. A recent trip, on Sept. 8, will stay with me for some time …

Preparing for the Church’s Embrace

These recent weeks have been “back to school” for so many of our youth, providing yet another occasion for us to celebrate …

Living Long, Living Well

A few days after the death of Queen Elizabeth II at age 96, I visited another nonagenarian, one whom I know very …

La Comida Familiar en la Iglesia

Consciente de que los católicos en los Estados Unidos hemos emprendido un Avivamiento Eucarístico, el mes pasado ofrecí un …

El Exorcista Católico: un Ministerio en Crisis

En anteriores columnas hemos señalado que hay autores católicos, teólogos, e incluso …

Archdiocesan News

Archbishop Wester Reflects on Nuclear Disarmament at UN Service

At the United Nations Annual Prayer Service, Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, N.M., offered a reflection, “A Conversation Toward Nuclear Disarmament.”  The multi-language …

Maiden Voyage Awaits

The new Staten Island Ferry boat, the Dorothy Day, is towed in New York waters Sept. 16 en route to Caddell Dry Dock, Staten Island, for cleaning, more trials and training. Named for a New Yorker …

Marking Respect Life Month Throughout the Archdiocese 

Respect Life Sunday, Oct. 2, begins Respect Life Month: a time to intentionally pray for the protection of all human life. There are opportunities in your area to participate in Life Chains, a …

Cardinal Egan Catholic Center at NYU Marks A Decade With Appreciation, Gratitude

Cardinal Dolan expressed appreciation to his predecessor Cardinal Edward Egan and recalled the night the Cardinal Egan Catholic Center at New York University was blessed and dedicated as he addressed …
National/International News

English Cardinal Prays at Queen’s Funeral, Signaling Charles’ Openness to Dialogue

An English cardinal took part in the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in an indication of openness of the British Royal family to ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.

New Network Will Accompany Migrants; National Migration Week Is Sept. 19-25

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA has launched the Migrant Accompaniment Network, a nationwide group of volunteers “who will engage those who have recently arrived in the U.S. with their integration into welcoming communities,” the organization said in a Sept. 14 announcement.

Senate Delays Vote on Measure to Codify Same-Sex Marriage in Federal Law

The U.S. Senate Sept. 15 delayed a vote on a bill to codify same-sex marriage in federal law until after the midterm elections.

Kidnapped Nun ‘Filled With Gratitude’ Following Her Safe Release in Africa

During nearly five months of captivity in Burkina Faso, Marianite Sister Suellen Tennyson wondered aloud where God was hiding in the midst of her isolation and loneliness.
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Catholic High School Guide 2022

Spellman President Running to Raise Money for School

Dan O’Keefe is drumming up school spirit for homecoming weekend at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx.

Three Catholic Schools Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries at Start of Academic Year

Students of Dominican Academy, an all-girls school in Manhattan, attend Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan Sept. 12 at St. Vincent Ferrer Church to mark the academy’s 125th anniversary.

Building Community Begins With Faith at Fishkill Catholic School

Principal Tom Hamilton of St. Mary’s School in Fishkill sounded ready for the opening day of school even before the Labor Day weekend …

Catholic Schools Focusing on Eucharistic Renewal 

“The construction paper is hung, the supplies are out and we’re just standing at the door waiting for the children to come in so that we can welcome them, embrace them and spend an entire …

Two Cardinal Hayes Students Join Others as Pilgrims, Volunteers in Lourdes

Brother Bill Sherlog, C.F.C., and two of his students from Cardinal Hayes High School recently traveled with other pilgrims on a trip to the Lourdes shrine in France, a journey that one of the Hayes …

2022-2023 Secondary Schools Calendar

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