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To the Class of 2020

This one is for the Class of 2020, especially those graduating from the 44 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. You might notice that the members of the Class of 2020 across the …

The Moral Implications of the Trinity Within Us

Last Sunday was Pentecost. The three great feasts of the Church’s year are Easter, Christmas, and Pentecost, in that order. Christmas,ord Made Flesh,” God the Son, incarnate in Jesus Christ. …

Spiritual Truth Always Right on Time

For the past two months, I’ve been receiving emails and private messages from folks who read “Rejoice and Be Glad,” my book of daily reflections for Easter to Pentecost. Although …

99-Year-Old Catholic Beats Coronavirus, Inspiring Legions

The nurses kept using the same word. The doctors used it too. Rock star.Anne Giardino, the 99-year-old on the 15th floor, was a rock star among the many COVID-19 patients at Stony Brook Hospital …

Drive-by Celebrations

During this time of lockdown and quarantine it has been difficult to stay positive and not be discouraged. One of the greatest challenges, in addition to not being able to attend Mass, has been the …

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Plan Details Gradual Reopening of Archdiocese’s Parish Churches for Masses, Sacraments

Cardinal Dolan and other Church officials presented an Ascension Thursday overview of a comprehensive plan to reopen the 288 parish churches of the archdiocese.

Archdiocese Creates Task Force For Reopening Catholic Schools

As New York State begins to reopen, the Catholic schools in the archdiocese have formed a panel of experts that will focus on creating a safe and responsible plan to reopen their schools. The Catholic Schools Reopening Advisory Council will report to Michael J. Deegan, archdiocesan superintendent of schools.

Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy

Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy, a former chancellor of the archdiocese and pastor emeritus of St. Clare parish on Staten Island, died May 16. He was 91. He was chancellor of the archdiocese, 1971-1985, …

Cardinal Honored for Support of Farmworkers

Cardinal Dolan was honored last week for his support of farmworker rights during Rural & Migrant Ministry’s “Sowing Seeds of Justice” event. The virtual fundraiser, which …

Father Brian Taylor Appointed to Vatican Congregation

At the request of the Holy See, Cardinal Timothy Dolan has released a priest of the archdiocese, Father Brian Taylor, for a five-year appointment at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at …
Our Faith

Pope Francis Calls USCCB President to Express Solidarity, Support Amid Turmoil in U.S.

Pope Francis used his June 3 audience and a phone call with the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to express his solidarity and support following days of demonstrations protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Pope Prays for U.S., Calls Racism a Pro-life Issue

Observing with great concern the social unrest unfolding in the United States, Pope Francis said no one can claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and …

Hong Kong Catholic Official Says Masses Will Mark Tiananmen Anniversary

Hong Kong, citing concerns over COVID-19, has not granted permission for the annual public commemoration of the Tiananmen Square massacre, but a Catholic official said people will still be marking the date.

Archbishop of Kampala Says Ask Uganda Martyrs to Intercede for End to COVID-19

At the annual Uganda Martyrs Day Mass, shared through video, Catholics were urged to remember two nuns who were healed of bubonic plague through the martyrs’ intercession.

Pope Clears Way for Beatification of Knights of Columbus Founder

Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification. While the Vatican announced May 27 that Pope Francis had signed the decree, it did not announce a date for the beatification ceremony.

En Haverstraw y Washington Heights, Alcance y Ayuda Intensificados Durante La Crisis

El padre Thomas Madden, párroco de la parroquia de San Pedro y Santa María en Haverstraw, ha encontrado como consolar a sus feligreses con mensajes de esperanza durante la crisis del …

Schools Coverage

Salesian President Recognizes Class of 2020 with Home Visits

Father John Serio, S.D.B., took a good idea a step further. The president of Salesian High School in New Rochelle traveled through Westchester County and the Bronx over an 11-day period to personally …
Editor's Report

To the Class of 2020

This one is for the Class of 2020, especially those graduating from the 44 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. You might notice that the members of the Class of 2020 across the …

High School Graduate Profiles

Catholic New York editors and reporters interviewed five graduating seniors from Catholic high schools around the archdiocese about their high school experience, how they have coped during the …

Cardinal Tells Graduates Looking Up to God Serves Them ‘Very Well’

These past months of isolation amid stay-at-home restrictions necessitated by the global coronavirus pandemic, “we’ve learned to look a lot,” Cardinal Dolan said in a YouTube video …

School Renamed John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers has changed its name to John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School to reflect its mission of preparing young people for success in both the academic …

Class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Each year, Catholic New York salutes the hard work and dedication of the members of the senior class graduating from the 44 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. Each school’s …
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