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After The Dwelling Place of New York closed in June, Kim Vaccari said she knew all along that a shared commitment would reopen the homeless shelter for women. The Dwelling Place is scheduled to … more
Two days before Thanksgiving, Cardinal Dolan assisted in the distribution of 500 turkey dinners in the courtyard of the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center in Harlem. The Nov. 24 event … more
One by one, 11 senior Churchmen, including two U.S. citizens—Cardinals Wilton D. Gregory of Washington, D.C., and Silvano M. Tomasi, a former Vatican diplomat who has served in the Archdiocese … more
Msgr. Luke Sweeney spoke during the Mass in which he was installed as pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Scarsdale Nov. 21. Cardinal Dolan was the principal celebrant of the Mass. Msgr. … more
Father Daniel Kearney, pastor of Ascension parish in Manhattan, lead family and friends in prayer before the cremated remains of 18 people with parish ties were interred in the St. Joseph of … more
Richard E. Barnes, who has served the New York State Catholic Conference for nearly 32 years, the last 19 as executive director, has resigned to become director of community relations and regional … more
Parishes in the Archdiocese of New York will join to pray for the sanctity of all human life on the National Night of Prayer for Life, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 8-9. New Yorkers will unite with … more
A letter to priests in the archdiocese about the scheduling of Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day said Cardinal Dolan has given parishes permission for 2020 to celebrate the first Mass of … more
The biographical information for the following religious jubilarians was submitted too late to be included in the Jubilarians section published in Catholic New York’s Nov. 5 … more
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers are planning an online art exhibit featuring works created by students in the National Junior Art Honor Society of St. Augustine’s School in Ossining. The … more
High school student-athletes competing in the winter sports of basketball, wrestling, ice hockey and competitive cheer, which are considered high risk, may have to wait until the end of the year to … more
Sean Salgueiro scored his third goal of the match in overtime to lift St. Francis Preparatory School of Fresh Meadows, Queens, to a 4-3 victory over Fordham Preparatory School of the Bronx in the … more
One by one 11 senior Churchmen, including two U.S. citizens—Cardinals Wilton D. Gregory of Washington and Silvano M. Tomasi, a former Vatican diplomat who has served in the Archdiocese of New York—knelt before Pope Francis to receive their red hats, a cardinal’s ring and a scroll formally declaring their new status and assigning them a “titular” church in Rome. more
In a 5-4 decision issued just before midnight Nov. 25, the Supreme Court lifted the pandemic restrictions on congregation sizes at houses of worship imposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. more
The St. John’s University board of trustees Nov. 24 announced the unanimous election of Father Brian J. Shanley, … more
A Nov. 23 ruling by the New York State Supreme Court on Staten Island granted the relief sought by Catholic schools that the New York City Department of Education provide the same Covid-19 testing for its students as it does for public school students, as required by New York state law. more
Catholic schools in the archdiocese, along with several Catholic school parents, have filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the New York City Department of Education to live up to its legal obligation to provide Covid-19 testing for its students, as required by New York state law. The case was filed Nov. 18 in New York State Supreme Court on Staten Island. A hearing is set for Monday, Nov. 23, at 2:30 p.m. more
I caught up with Deacon Kevin Panameño in the chapel of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, shortly after he and eight classmates were ordained to the transitional diaconate Nov. 7. He was sharing … more
ArchCare is prepared for a second wave of Covid-19 or any other virus that may threaten the health of people it serves or its care team staff, said Scott LaRue, the president and CEO of the … more
Michael Deegan, superintendent of schools for the archdiocese, said that the Catholic schools of the archdiocese are taking to court the disparity in coronavirus testing protocols with public … more
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