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As he watched more than 200 people stream into a lecture hall at Fordham University in the Bronx on a sunny Saturday, Father Brian E. McWeeney said, “It’s a positive thing to see the laity taking … more
Cardinal Dolan, celebrating Midnight Mass at Christmas at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Dec. 25, began his homily with a prayer he said he learned as a boy and has whispered ever since. more
"The Church needs you as it needed those first deacons,” Cardinal Dolan told 14 men of the archdiocese before ordaining them to the permanent diaconate at a Mass June 15 at St. Patrick’s … more
Calvary@Home is a growing mission still trying to get its word out to share its services with patients and their families. The program cared for 3,222 patients in 2018, compared to the 3,015 … more
It was a birthday party for the ages, as the Paulist Fathers celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of their founder, Servant of God Father Isaac Hecker, C.S.P. Father Eric Andrews, C.S.P., … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Pentecost Sunday Mass at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in Cornwall-on-Hudson June 9 with about 650 parishioners who were excited about his visit and the parish name … more
One of the Church’s sacred missions is to provide a home, “a home for worship, a home for life, a home for love,” Cardinal Dolan said in welcoming remarks at the Mass he offered for the New … more
Mary, the mother of God, has been present during the Covid-19 pandemic, and she was by the side of all those who died alone, Pope Francis said. more
Actress and playwright Angela Polite will discuss her play, “Mary Speaks” and what it means to be an artist of faith and an artist of color at such a pivotal moment in history in the United States, in a livestream conversation with David Di Certo, interim executive director of the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in lower Manhattan Wednesday, June 10, at 3 p.m. more
Pope Francis prayed that people all over the world would end 2019 “in peace, peace in their hearts,” and that families would mark New Year’s by “communicating with one … more
The faithful of Transfiguration and St. James-St. Joseph parish in lower Manhattan participated in the 25th annual Assumption Procession Aug. 11 in honor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. … more
The Trump administration Dec. 20 finalized a rule requiring health insurers to send customers a bill for coverage of an elective abortion that is separate from their premium for health care … more
Sitting in a pew at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Aug. 7, William Manning was absorbing all that happens at a Young Adult Mass each month. “I love to belong to a community of believers than to just … more
Two Texas Catholic bishops offered words of condolence and prayers to the members and families of the victims of a church shooting in which two worshippers were killed. Archbishop Gustavo … more
Three 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 … more
The 2019 GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum, held June 12-16 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., was designed to guide young adult Catholic women “with a heart … more
An annual Day of Recollection sponsored by the Serra Club of the Bronx and Westchester will be offered Saturday, March 14. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie. more
In the days following the March 16 shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian American women, protests and vigils took place around the country remembering the victims and calling for an end to a growing wave of anti-Asian racism and violence. more
While homosexual men and women must be respected, any form of blessing a same-sex union is “illicit,” said the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. more
A March 22 online webinar on the Equality Act focused on criticism that the legislation is so vaguely worded it would harm religious liberty and obscure biological reality. more
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