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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
Three priests of the archdiocese have been appointed as censores librorum, and a fourth has been re-appointed to another term. The new censores librorum are Father Peter A. Heasley, pastor of St. … 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
St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill has established a Center for Social Justice, led by the college’s new president, Ken Daly, and co-chaired by Samantha Bazile and Dr. Carolyn … more
Father Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Fordham University’s longest serving president under whose tenure enrollment climbed, student academic achievement advanced and the institution conducted … more
As New York State begins to reopen, the Catholic schools in the archdiocese have formed a panel of experts that will focus on creating a safe and responsible plan to reopen their schools. The Catholic Schools Reopening Advisory Council will report to Michael J. Deegan, archdiocesan superintendent of schools. 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
Cardinal Dolan will ordain 14 men to the permanent diaconate at a Mass Saturday, June 15, at 9 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.DEACON RUDY BABOR, 52, is a parishioner of Blessed Sacrament, New … 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
Father Robert Bauer, S.D.B, who taught in Rome for 25 years, died March 23 at United Hebrew Nursing Home in New Rochelle. He was 78. Father Bauer was a professor of the Old Testament, Hebrew and … more
Cardinal Dolan, speaking to directors and coordinators of religious education at a Mass he celebrated May 29, thanked them and praised them for their tireless work in handing on the faith. He urged … more
The school day at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs on Arden Street in the Inwood section of Manhattan begins and ends in prayer in the church on site. What a smart way to navigate the day given the range … more
Father Frank J. Damis, who served for 33 years at St. Joseph parish in Kingston, died March 28 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Yonkers. He was 82. At St. Joseph, Father Damis was administrator, … more
Each year, Catholic New York salutes the hard work and dedication of seniors graduating from Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. The valedictorians and salutatorians of each school are … 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
Brother James Gerald Francis Murray, C.F.C., who was a teacher and counselor at schools in Manhattan and the Bronx, died March 20 at the Wartburg assisted living facility in Mount Vernon. He was … 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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