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Anthony Decina will receive the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout merit badge later this year for creating 130 pew dividers at St. Anthony of Padua Church in West Harrison. “It was a … more
Academy of Mount St. Ursula in the Bronx, celebrated the its 165th anniversary Oct. 1.  The school for young women was founded by the Ursuline Sisters in 1855 and moved to its current location … more
This year’s New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade is being postponed from stepping off March 17 in response to the coronavirus threat. It is the first postponement in the … more
Chase Piotrowski, a fifth-grade student at Bishop Dunn Memorial School in Newburgh, took some time to talk about his joyful interests in an online mentoring program with student government … more
In keeping with the practice of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith involving all allegations of improper conduct with a minor, the case of the Reverend Louis Anderson, a priest of the … more
The Contemplative Nuns of the Order of St. Basil the Great, who have resided at Sacred Heart Monastery in Middletown since 1992, plan to relocate  to Jenkintown, Pa., in April. Although the nuns … more
In the Bigs & Littles NYC Mentoring program, adult mentors continue nurturing their bond with their young mentees even with restrictions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. “We have … more
The Sisters, Associates and Companions of the Divine Compassion recently announced the installation of their 2020-2024 leadership team. They are: Sister Laura Donovan, R.D.C., president; Sister … more
The Sisters of Charity of New York are donating rare artifacts relating to the life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Md. The artifacts will … more
We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing. —2 … more
James Brown will have a senior season of football that will give him and his teammates from John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School in Somers the opportunity to win back-to-back Catholic High … more
The Trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral have released the following guidelines for visits to cemeteries for Mother’s Day, May 10. The cemeteries entrusted to the Trustees of St. … more
Several words in a quote by Mother Clare Matthias, C.F.R., servant (superior general) of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, were incorrectly cited in a story about a mission trip to Ethiopia in … more
Cardinal Dolan led prayers at the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne April 25 for two Missionaries of Charity sisters who died of Covid-19 within a day of each other last month in the … more
The sign of the cross is traced on the forehead of a woman in St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, the first day of the season of Lent. more
All Catholic elementary schools in the archdiocese will be closed from Monday to Friday, March 16 to 20, “with the possibility of a lengthier closure,” said Michael Deegan, superintendent of schools in the archdiocese. more
R.J. Davis has added another postseason honor for the 2019-2020 season. The Archbishop Stepinac High School senior was named the 2019-2020 Class AA Co-Player of the Year by the New York State … more
On April 3, 2020, as the nation was in the early grips of the Covid-19 pandemic and the state was in complete lockdown, the New York State legislature passed its state budget for FY 2021. Buried in … more
Cardinal Dolan will ordain six men to the priesthood at Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, May 25, at 9 a.m. Five will serve the Archdiocese of New York and one is a Franciscan Friar of … more
Evan Breen and Anthony Romeo entered John Cardinal O’Connor School in Irvington with a learning need to enhance their reading skills. Now, the eighth-graders enjoy reading and are waiting to … more
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