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The World Day for Migrants and Refugees Sept. 27 is a chance for Catholics “to unite the world” on behalf of displaced people and “pray for the well-being of our immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee. more
Pope Francis asked members of the United Nations how they think they can respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and build a more peaceful, more just world when many of their countries spend billions on military weapons and when their treatment of the unborn, of refugees and of women shows so little respect for human life. more
To ensure the safety of students and faculty, Bridgette R. Mastaglio, MPH, has been appointed by the superintendent of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York as Covid-19 response coordinator, effective Sept. 28. more
El padre Orlando Rodríguez Jr., Sch.P., sacerdote de la Orden de las Escuelas Pías (o Padres Escolapios), fue ordenado el 29 de agosto en la Iglesia del Santísimo Salvador en San Juan, Puerto Rico. El nuevo padre llego el 4 de septiembre a la parroquia de la Anunciación en West Harlem para comenzar con su tarea de párroco. El padre Rodríguez ya había servido en la Anunciación por espacio de un año mientras terminaba sus estudios en el Seminario de San José en Dunwoodie, Yonkers. El padre Rodríguez … more
La Iglesia Católica y la sociedad estadounidense deben reconocer las contribuciones históricas y actuales de los líderes hispanos y latinos, expresó un obispo de Estados Unidos al comienzo del … more
The storied history of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, begins a new chapter this semester, welcoming a new rector, Bishop James Massa, as it enters its 125th anniversary year. We congratulate … more
En vista de la actual pandemia del Covid-19 y la crisis ambiental y social a nivel mundial, el papa Francisco anunció que empezará una nueva serie de charlas en su audiencia general orientadas a … more
Father Joseph S. Dietz, who served for 15 years as pastor of Church of the Magdalene in Pocantico Hills, died Sept. 17. He was 80.Father Dietz was pastorat the Magdalene, from 2000 to until … more
Sister Kathleen McKiernan, S.C., who served for decades in nursing administration, died Aug. 31 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers. She was 86. Sister Kathleen served intermittently for 19 … more
Sister Margaret Mary Quinn, P.B.V.M., who served at St. Teresa parish and school on Staten Island for 32 years, died Aug. 25 at the motherhouse of the Presentation Sisters of Staten Island. She was … more
Father James J. Fedigan, S.J., who served at St. Francis Xavier parish in Manhattan for eight years, died May 31 in Murray-Weigel Hall in the Bronx, CNY has learned. He was 87. Father Fedigan was … more
Sister Mary Ella Morrison, O.P., a member of the Dominican Sisters of Hope who taught at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie for seven years, died Sept. 1. She was 76. Sister Mary Ella … more
Sister Marie James McCallen, R.S.M., who was a nurse and a director of nursing in the archdiocese, died Aug. 15 at McAuley Hall in Watchung, N.J. She was 83. Sister Marie James served as head … more
Sister Patricia “Patt” Smith, O.P., who taught at Corpus Christi School in Manhattan, died Sept. 2 at the Dominican motherhouse in Sinsinawa, Wis. She was 92. She taught at Corpus Christi, … more
Can it really be five years since Pope Francis was among us New Yorkers in person at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Madison Square Garden, Central Park, the United Nations, the National Sept. 11 Memorial … more
For our families whose loved ones died during this time of pandemic, we express our heartfelt sympathy and prayers. Our funeral rites are a great consolation and help us to express our love for those … more
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” the poet John Keats called this time of the year in his ode “To Autumn.” The words evoke a peaceful scene, a season suited to reflection and grateful … more
The color-coded books first caught my eye.  It’s become one of my favorite flourishes in interior design, one that always stops me in my Instagram scrolling. And here it was, on the … more
Conversations with Father Robert Imbelli have been a great blessing in recent years. I have rarely met a more even-tempered and gracious man: a true churchman who, in retirement after years of … more
Just imagine for a moment...the headlines and news alerts come out announcing medication to heal those with the coronavirus, and a vaccine to keep us safe from ever contracting it. It’s been … more
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