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The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill have a growing presence in Pakistan as they mark 60 years of service there. Twenty-two Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, 15 vowed and seven in initial formation, are … 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
Besides the immediate considerations of trying to stay healthy, to mourn the dead and protect others, the coronavirus pandemic should be prompting Christians to reflect on their faith, Pope Francis wrote. more
More than 50 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York will attend World Youth Day Panama 2019 this month. They will join a multitude of faithful from New York, the United States and countries around … 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
Blessed Christmas. This I mean for every reader, today, tomorrow and always. Do you wish a blessed Christmas for yourself? How can you wish this and make it happen? I think of two retreats … more
NEW ORLEANS–Cardinal Dolan suggested to more than 400 priests of the state of Louisiana that humbly and openly sharing the “wounds” and shortcomings of the Church might bring those who are alienated back to the practice of the faith. more
Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 800 people dead. more
Joseph Sanese-Cavone shared the enthusiasm of his kindergarten classmates when Dash took the floor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford. “Dash is so much fun, I can’t stop playing … 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
Padre Pio had a special credibility in that “he bore the wounds of Jesus, the stigmata,” Cardinal Dolan said at a press conference near the saint’s relics in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sept. 17. more
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals that the Catholic Church faced a clear choice between being a Church that “goes out” or a … more
Vincent Sadowski, principal at St. Patrick’s School on Staten Island, leads a school community where many of today’s students are following in the footsteps of their parents and … more
With jubilance, reverence and faith, more than 1,200 Latino faithful, most originally from the Dominican Republic, celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Altagracia, the protectress of the small … 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
Cardinal Dolan greets the joyful faithful on Palm Sunday, April 9, at the 10:15 a.m. Mass he celebrated at at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
Ryan McGrath and Kevin Owens felt inspired to return to the archdiocese’s second Men’s Conference at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers April 1 after receiving a powerful message at the first conference in 2015. more
True compassion requires “courageous sharing,” not telling people to go fend for themselves, Pope Francis said. more
A 27-year-old male has been charged with grand larceny of religious items totaling $5,000 from the chapel of Richmond University Medical Center on Staten Island. more
The Reproductive Health Act—which is poised to be signed into law Jan. 22, the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion across the nation—“is … more
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