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It’s a safe bet that “Mother Mary Lange” is not a household name in most U.S. Catholic circles. That unhappy state of affairs may change, though, thanks to a courageous initiative … more
The U.S. bishops’ migration committee chairman Sept. 15 welcomed a move by House members to include language in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill to provide a pathway to U.S. citizenship for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and other immigrants. more
The world needs Christians who are “signs of contradiction,” who demonstrate the beauty of the Gospel rather than hostility toward others, Pope Francis said. more
The violence of the Holocaust and the atrocities committed against the Jewish people are tantamount to blasphemy, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis praised his predecessor’s courage in denouncing the danger of people no longer respecting or understanding the sacredness of human life. more
Spending time in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament can heal Christians from a self-absorbed religiosity that is ostentatious and triumphalist, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis made sure that while the world often disregards the young and the marginalized, in the Catholic Church, “no one ought ever to feel out of place or set aside.” more
Falling into the temptation of rejecting the cross and choosing a triumphalist form of Christianity leads to a faith that is superficial and sterile, Pope Francis said. more
Catholic elementary schools in the archdiocese opened on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Marking the occasion at the Academy of St. Paul and St. Ann in East Harlem was Michael Deegan, superintendent of schools … more
Our world has changed in many ways in the 20 years since 9/11. The terrorist attacks by hijacked planes that destroyed the Twin Towers and took nearly 3,000 lives shook us to the core. All of us … more
Father Charles F. Smarsh, who served at two parishes in the archdiocese, died Aug. 25 at Ridgewood Village in Silver Spring, Md. He was 83.Father Smarsh was assigned to St. Catharine’s, Pelham, … more
Sister Marie Bernadette Wyman, who served at the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin at Mount Loretto on Staten Island, died Aug. 31. She was 92. Sister Bernadette served at Mount Loretto as a … more
Sister Laureen Haben, S.S.S.F., who taught for 15 years in the archdiocese, died Aug. 28 at Our Lady of the Angels Convent in Greenfield, Wis. She was 95. Sister Laureen taught at St. Mary the … more
Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Hungary and Slovakia, while seemingly standard as papal visits go, could prove to be among his most challenging visits at a time when distrust in government authorities and the looming threat of the delta variant are leading the headlines. more
Polarization across society has prompted the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to launch an initiative that looks to bring people together to serve the common good. more
As far as signs of progress go, the Out and About listings in this issue of Catholic New York might not be on many people’s Top Ten list, but they are on mine. There are about a dozen listings for … more
This month’s column marks 20 years of Life Lines in Catholic New York. I remember well my first column, about my then-4-year-old son, Noah, and his nature camp experiences. Except, when that first … more
La misa anual en honor de Nuestra Señora de Coromoto, patrona de Venezuela, está programada para domingo, 12 de septiembre a las 4 p.m. en la catedral de San Patricio. El arzobispo Emérito … more
Every fall the push to do more intensifies. Sharpen your pencil and dig in. Produce more, study more, socialize more, exercise more, volunteer more. The calendar becomes the battlefield, its … more
Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, on Sept. 14, 1321, just one year after completing the Divine Comedy. The years leading up to his death were tumultuous, marked by a long exile from his home city … more
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