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For the past quarter century, Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and a group of priest friends have traveled together for a week each July, a tradition that started because they became close friends and … more
In the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, it was a time of sacred celebration for faithful parishioners and their dedicated pastor, and for the Archbishop of New York as well. On the evening of … more
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, drawing the former auxiliary bishop of New York one step nearer to beatification. The pope … more
St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie is instituting an additional year of priestly formation, a Pastoral Year, beginning at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, for men studying for the … more
40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout the archdiocese starting Sept. 25 and concluding Nov. 3. It consists of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil … more
As might be expected of two priests who have each served the Archdiocese of New York for at least 35 years, some similarities exist in the assignments Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect … more
The Archdiocese of New York has opened online admissions for the 2020-2021 school year, and will host six open house events at 120 schools across the archdiocese from January through March. more
At the Mass of Ordination for the six priests he ordained May 25, Cardinal Dolan thanked a litany of people for their presence in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, from bishops, priests and deacons to … more
Vincent and Patricia Kain met at a party when they were 13 years old and “something just clicked.” They’ve been together ever since. The parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. … more
Cardinal Dolan is encouraging Catholics in the archdiocese to ask their elected representatives in Congress for assistance to Catholic schools before the school year opens. more
La misa anual del Desfile del Día Puertorriqueño en la Catedral de San Patricio atrajo a cerca de 1.500 personas, incluyendo a Esther Torres, de 69 años, feligresa de la parroquia de Santa Inés … more
Gospel music resounded throughout St. Patrick’s Cathedral Feb. 2 as an estimated 1,500 black Catholics gathered for the annual Black History Month Mass and the Observance of the National Day of … more
During a visit to Puerto Rico, administrators from archdiocesan Catholic Charities witnessed sorrow stemming from the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in communities still recovering from … more
The parish community of St. Paul-St. Ann celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated St. Paul’s Church in Congers Aug. 8 with a Mass and blessing offered by Msgr. Joseph LaMorte, vicar general and moderator of the curia for the archdiocese. more
Sofia Corscio-Sanchez finds she receives as much as she’s giving others as a member of the Spirit Squad youth group at Ascension parish in Manhattan. “It’s teaching me to help the community … more
When students of St. Joseph School in Bronxville walk through the doors Sept. 9, their principal predicts they will react with resounding cheers. more
Two Sisters of Life made final vows on Aug. 6, the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Cardinal Dolan served as principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass of Perpetual Profession at the Sisters of Life Motherhouse, Annunciation in Suffern. Father Bernardino Maria Soukup, C.F.R., concelebrated. The Mass was private due to coronavirus restrictions. more
Fresh off the record-breaking success of the Renew + Rebuild capital campaign, which finished with $248 million in pledges Nov. 30, Bettina Alonso, the archdiocese’s executive director of … more
The education officials sat down in the school library for an interview after they toured Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School. As executive director of the Secretariat of Catholic Education for the … more
Sister Helen Wacker, F.S.P., and Sister Dorothy DeYoung, F.S.P., were re-elected congregation minister and assistant congregation minister, respectively, at the Franciscan Sisters of Peace Ninth … more
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