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Editorial & Opinion
Father McGivney’s Beatification a Boost for Priesthood, Knights

When Father Michael McGivney is beatified on Saturday, Oct. 31, at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford, Conn., it will be a signal honor for the Knights of Columbus, which he founded in 1882, as …

The Toxic Waste of Roe v. Wade

Great Britain’s parliamentary democracy has no constitutional text, but rather a “constitution” composed of centuries of legal traditions and precedents. So when British courts make grave …

Is Anyone Listening?

I often watch the television game show “Jeopardy,” and I find that it can be a mental workout, with plenty of questions I can’t answer. So I was delighted one evening when the final question …

God Can, and Does, Bring Good From Evil

Let me say it again! God can—and does—bring good out of evil.Lord knows, there’s a lot of evil these months. Our city, our beloved country, our world community—yes, even our …

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Brooklyn Diocese ‘Disappointed’ Court Rules Against ‘Strong Case’ for Right to Worship

After a federal judge sided with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in its court fight against the state’s latest restrictions on houses of worship, the Diocese of Brooklyn “is extremely …

Hispanic Ministry Leaders Plan Pastoral Responses to V Encuentro

Hispanic ministry leaders of the archdiocese joined in a national virtual diocesan in-service event designed to complete the V Encuentro process. The final event has opened the way to create a …

Bishop, on Cardinal’s Show, Seeks Prayers, Assistance for Armenians

Bishop Daniel Findikyan is asking for prayers and humanitarian assistance for the people of Armenia who have been in conflict with Azerbaijan since late September.  “I’ve been …

Líderes del Ministerio Hispano Planean Respuestas Pastorales al V Encuentro

Líderes del Ministerio Hispano de la arquidiócesis se unieron a un evento virtual diocesano en servicio a nivel nacional diseñado para completar el proceso del V Encuentro. El …
Our Faith

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct. 26 and soon afterward she was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas at a White House ceremony.

Pope Announces New Cardinals, Including U.S. Archbishop Gregory

Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Nov. 28, including Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. The pope made the announcement at the end of his Angelus address Oct. 25, …

Judges Again Block Trump’s Efforts to Keep Unauthorized Immigrants Out of Census

For the second time this fall, a panel of three federal judges said President Donald Trump acted unlawfully with his order in July to exclude immigrants in the U.S. without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census for the redrawing of congressional districts.

Pope Francis Names Archbishop Pizzaballa as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa as the 10th Latin patriarch of Jerusalem since the restoration of the patriarchate in 1847.

Love of God Is Always Measured By Love of Neighbor, Pope Says

The proof of being on a path of conversion and holiness always consists in loving one’s neighbor, Pope Francis said.

World, Theology Need Intelligence, Gifts of Women, Pope Tells Scholars

The Catholic Church needs to rediscover its maternal heart and the world needs Mary’s motherly guidance so it can become a place where everyone is welcomed as brothers and sisters, Pope Francis said.
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El Venerable Obispo Alphonse Gallegos, Conocido Como ‘El Obispo de los Barrios’, También Sirvió en Suffern

El obispo Alphonse Gallegos, O.A.R., que celebró misa en la parroquia del Sagrado Corazón en Suffern y después sirvió como obispo auxiliar en la diócesis de Sacramento, California, sufrió de …

Schools Coverage

Celebrating a School Milestone

Academy of Mount St. Ursula in the Bronx, celebrated the its 165th anniversary Oct. 1.  The school for young women was founded by the Ursuline Sisters in 1855 and moved to its current location …

Covid-19 Response Coordinator Named To Keep Catholic School Students and Faculty Safe

To ensure the safety of students and faculty, Bridgette R. Mastaglio has been appointed by the superintendent of Catholic schools in the archdiocese as Covid-19 response coordinator.  Ms. …

Educators Went ‘Above and Beyond’ to Reopen Elementary Schools, Superintendent Says

As Catholic elementary school students buckled down at their desks their first full week of classes Sept. 14-18, the superintendent of schools for the archdiocese buckled up in his car for a field …

2020-2021 Elementary Schools Calendar

AUGUST 24 TACHS Registration Opens SEPTEMBER7 Labor Day (Schools Closed)8 First Day of School for Rockland, Ulster/Sullivan/Orange, Dutchess, and NorthernWestchester/Putnam schools9 First Day …

2020-2021 Secondary Schools Calendar

AUGUST24 SAT ExamSEPTEMBER7 Labor Day23 SAT School Exam Day26 SAT ExamOCTOBER1 Census Closes3 SAT Exam9 TACHS Deadline for Applying for ExtendedTime12 Columbus Day (Schools Closed)14 PSAT Exam14 SAT …