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El obispo auxiliar Manuel A. Cruz del Arquidiócesis de Newark servirá como celebrante principal y homilista en una misa honrando Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre en la catedral de San … more
You never know who you are going to encounter when you start making your way into a crowd, especially when it’s as big as the one in Washington, D.C., last Friday, Jan. 24, for the 47th annual … more
The Trump administration named a former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican to chair a new commission that will review the role of human rights in foreign policy. more
The Diocese of Brooklyn filed a lawsuit in federal court Oct. 8 against New York state, charging Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new orders reducing church capacity violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of the free exercise of religion. more
At St. Frances Cabrini Shrine in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, July 13 was a day for two Masses in two languages, with one message: the Church in New York reaffirmed its commitment to … more
"You worry me, Doctor Franz,” says a young SS officer at a Nazi-era clinic for special needs children in Stephen Unwin’s play “All Our Children.” “This is a sacred task, and we need … more
As the early evening sun recently cloaked the steeple atop Immaculate Conception Church on Manhattan’s East 14th Street, festive string lights illuminated the spacious garden courtyard below filled … more
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities, expressed the archdiocese’s commitment to providing affordable housing at a press conference updating the progress of Second Farms, a … more
Since the re-opening of our churches last summer, I’ve made it a point to visit, unannounced, various parishes, in order to celebrate Mass and spend some time with parishioners. At each visit, I am not allowed to enter the church until my temperature is taken; ushers are there to distribute face masks to anyone who has left theirs at home. Hand sanitizing stations are located around the church, and social distancing and crowd limitations are enforced. When Mass is over, I slip back into the church, and always find eight or so parishioners already hard at work, scrubbing and sanitizing the pews, door handles, and altar area before the next Mass. more
Dieciséis adultos jóvenes andan en una combinación de peregrinación y vacaciones en México para acercarse juntos más a Dios y a Nuestra Señora, y para pasar un buen rato explorando México. La … more
Pope Francis accepted the resignations of 75-year-old Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, and 77-year-old Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica and vicar for Vatican City State. more
Inside a classroom at St. Clare’s School on Staten Island, Sam Lin Gaoxi, 8, a visiting student from China, skillfully demonstrated his origami creation to attentive students and teachers during … 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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God’s plan for humanity involves community, mutual support, sharing and caring for each other and for the earth, Pope Francis said. “As we look around us, how many men and women, young people … more
Inside the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard in Manhattan, Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass honoring St. Teresa of Kolkata, still affectionately known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The … more
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan celebrated the annual Labor Day Mass Sept. 7 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Following Mass, the 2019 New York City Labor Day Parade stepped off at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street, … more
El obispo auxiliar Manuel A. Cruz de la Arquidiócesis de Newark sirvió como celebrante principal y homilista en la misa de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad de la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York en la … more
Cardinal Dolan will be the principal ordaining bishop and celebrant at a Mass of Ordination of Bishops for Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco in St. Patrick’s … more
St. Cecilia and Holy Agony parish celebrated its annual Street Mass on 106th Street between Park and Lexington avenues in East Harlem Sept. 8. Father Peter Mushi, A.J., was the celebrant of the 4 … more
Auxiliary Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco is by nature a humble and shy person who fulfilled his dream of being a parish priest and now waits for what the next chapter entails as an auxiliary … more
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