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Moments of difficulty and desolation are opportunities for praying, drawing closer to Jesus and discerning the right path, Pope Francis said. more
“We can pray for Ukraine by saying, ‘Hurry up, Lord,’” Pope Francis told visitors and pilgrims at his weekly general audience. more
Gathered in Baltimore for their fall general assembly Nov. 14-17, the bishops elected new leadership, heard about the crisis in Ukraine and what’s facing migrants at the U.S. southern border. more
Thank you, Catholics of the archdiocese. As we prepare this final issue of Catholic New York, we want to express our deep gratitude to those who shared and supported our mission these last 41 … more
Cardinal Dolan, Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Brooklyn and Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Centre announced today, Thursday, Oct. 27, the launching of new programs at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie to enhance seminary training, beginning next fall, as part of their implementation of a new model of priestly formation in the United States. more
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, in his homily during the 45th annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, alluded that today’s migrants are coming to the United States with the same challenges, aspirations and dreams of Italian immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries. more
Pope Francis’ September visit to Kazakhstan will mostly focus on a gathering of religious leaders from around the world, but it will also include a Mass and meeting with Catholics in this Muslim-majority nation. more
A report from the Synod listening sessions held across the archdiocese in the spring has been submitted to the Synod team of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C. more
An official of the New York State Catholic Conference expressed disappointment with a June 23 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturns a century-old law and asserts that there is a constitutional right to carry a handgun in public for self-defense. more
In a post-Communion reflection given at the archdiocese’s annual Mass celebrating the dedicated work of health care workers and caregivers, ArchCare president and CEO Scott LaRue tenderly thanked them for the compassionate service they delivered during the throes of the Covid-19 pandemic. more
The brutal and senseless attack at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria yesterday is another in a growing number of attacks on Christians in Nigeria. Yesterday’s attack was especially horrific, as at least 50 worshippers were slaughtered merely for gathering to celebrate the great Feast of Pentecost, traditionally recognized as the “birthday of the Church.” more
A first-class bone relic of Blessed Michael McGivney, a Connecticut priest and founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be available for public veneration Thursday, April 28, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie. more
During Lent, more than 2,000 people representing the 12 deaneries of the archdiocese gathered in person with fellow parishioners to pray and provide Synodal input at the Synod listening sessions. There was one in-person session per deanery. more
At St. Rita of Cascia Church in the Bronx, Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass featuring a relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis that will be part of the National Eucharistic Revival in the United States. more
Cardinal Dolan led the faithful of the archdiocese in joining the Universal Church’s consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
The day before Pope Francis and the world’s Catholic bishops offer a prayer of consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a leading Ukrainian Catholic archbishop in the United States called the war in Ukraine “a transformational moment for the world.” more
Whether through mainstream Youth Ministry gatherings or unconventional street-smart get-togethers, many people in the Archdiocese of New York understand newly ordained Auxiliary Bishop Joseph A. … more
Shirley Jean Radcliffe Dolan, the mother of Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and the matriarch of the Dolan family, “went home to the Lord” March 12, Cardinal Dolan said. Mrs. Dolan was 93. more
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Gerald Walsh arrived at a reception for New York’s new auxiliary bishops, Bishop John Bonnici and Bishop Joseph Espaillat, with the same content expression he exhibited … more
Following is a listing of the auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of New York along with their episcopal responsibilities: Bishop John Bonnici Pastor of SS. John and Paul, Pastor of St. … more
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