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Cardinal Dolan went to Bedford Hills Correctional Facility on Ash Wednesday, March 2, to visit female inmates and correctional officials and staff. more
With the attack continuing in their native land, and many worried about friends and relatives now under siege in Ukraine, parishioners of St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in Manhattan’s East Village joined their prayers with those of their bishop and Cardinal Dolan at a Divine Liturgy Sunday. more
The Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral March 6 drew more than 220 catechumens who were thanked by Cardinal Dolan “for the inspiration you give me.” The cardinal served as principal … more
The annual Rite of Election is returning to St. Patrick’s Cathedral after a one-year absence amid the coronavirus pandemic. more
Msgr. John P. Meier, noted scripture scholar and a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, returned to St. Joseph’s Seminary Feb. 3 to deliver a lecture on “The Historical Jesus: An Overview” in celebration of the 125th anniversary of his alma mater. more
Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State, said the celebration of the 76th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was “a testament to the resilience of Americans, particularly New Yorkers, in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.” 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
Four priests have been appointed as pastors, and another has been named a professor of canon law at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, the Cardinal’s Office announced. The appointments became … more
Cardinal Dolan will offer Mass to raise awareness for the persecuted Christians in Africa at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Thursday, Sept. 9, at 5:30 p.m. The Mass is being celebrated on the Feast of … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption and to recognize the centennial celebration of the Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Aug. 15. “It … more
Two Salesians of Don Bosco were ordained to the priesthood and one to the transitional diaconate June 26 at St. John Bosco Church in Port Chester. They were Fathers Leonard Carlino, S.D.B., and … more
As New York state plans for the upcoming academic year, Catholic schools in the archdiocese are preparing for schools to be fully open and in-person for the fall with no remote or hybrid learning. more
Love & Responsibility in NYC returns on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. this summer with a slate of renowned speakers and musicians. more
Carla Harris, a longtime parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo in Harlem, was awarded the University of Notre Dame’s 2021 Laetare Medal, a renowned honor given to American Catholics. She received the medal during the university’s commencement ceremony May 23. more
“As a pastor I can testify first-hand about the difficulties of our people this past year caused by this terrible pandemic, as they struggle to pay their rent, to buy groceries, to keep the lights and the heat going, purchase medicine, pay even the modest tuition to attend one of our excellent Catholic schools. I am grateful to our priests, parishes, Catholic Charities, ArchCare, and schools for rising to the occasion to provide assistance. more
The archdiocesan Catechetical Office’s Family Catechesis Advisory Committee and William H. Sadlier Publishing are sponsoring a virtual Lenten retreat Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.
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The 2021 New York Encounter, an annual three-day public cultural event featuring panel discussions, artistic performances and special exhibits, will be held virtually Friday to Sunday, Feb. 12-14. The conference will be broadcast live online in collaboration with the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in lower Manhattan and made available on the New York Encounter website, www.newyorkencounter.org more
The following statement was released Friday, Jan. 29, by the Archdiocese of New York: more
After 17 seasons in the NFL, quarterback Philip Rivers will begin his next career as head football coach at St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Ala., in the Mobile Archdiocese. more
If great minds had brainstormed how to create a podcast that would jump to No. 1 in Apple’s podcast rankings, they never would have landed on “The Bible in a Year,” joked Jeff Cavins, a Bible scholar and creator of the Great Adventure Bible Timeline. more
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