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Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) is asking donors to assist people in southern India after receiving urgent requests for aid from partners in Kerala. “Raging floodwaters have … more
Cardinal Dolan joined Con Edison’s Emerald Society for a celebration of Irish-American history March 5. The cardinal spoke to more than 200 employees at Con Ed’s headquarters in Union … more
The Catholic Education Advancement office stepped up its fund-raising efforts on behalf of families of Catholic school students in need of tuition assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic by raising … more
In a special webinar requested by Cardinal Dolan, Bishop Shelton Fabre of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana told New York priests, deacons and seminarians “we must preach on racism … more
The archdiocesan Family Life Office is seeking entries in its annual Longest Married Couple Search for couples living in the Archdiocese of New York and married sacramentally for 65 years or … more
Amanda Romeo woke up on her 39th birthday last July and knew it was time to give herself the gift of joining the Catholic Church. “I just found myself ready. I just followed my heart,” … more
Father Donald Timone, a retired priest of the archdiocese, has been removed from priestly ministry after allegations of sexual abuse made against him have been found credible and substantiated by the … more
Cardinal Dolan will ordain eight men to the permanent diaconate for the archdiocese at a Mass Saturday, Oct. 31, at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.   Deacon Stephen Broussard, 59, … more
The Archdiocese of New York is sending $20,000 to Caritas in the Archdiocese of Managua, Nicaragua, to help provide rebuilding materials for the many people who lost their homes, businesses and farms … more
SECOND IN A SERIES Father Thomas Farrell was the rarest of rare birds among the diocesan clergy of the archdiocese of New York in the mid-19th century. He was an Irish-born abolitionist and a … more
Seventeen priests have been appointed as pastors, administrators and parochial vicars of parishes in the archdiocese, the Cardinal’s Office has announced.   PASTORS Father Levelt … more
Auxiliary Bishop Edmund Whalen, vicar for clergy in the archdiocese, offered Mass March 2 at La Salle Academy, a boys’ high school in lower Manhattan.  more
Catholic New York received 13 awards in the annual competition sponsored by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. The awards were announced July 2 at the annual Catholic … more
Facing more than 200 lawsuits alleging sex abuse filed since New York state lifted the statute of limitations on such cases, the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island Oct. 1 filed “a … more
Sister Canis Walsh, R.S.H.M., celebrated her 100th birthday June 27 with a Mass celebrated by Father Andrew King, and lunch and cake at the Marymount Convent in Tarrytown. Father King, who serves … more
The annual Misa de La Hispanidad (Mass of All Nations) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral was celebrated in Spanish Oct. 4 by Father Lorenzo Ato, pastor of St. Brigid-St. Emeric parish in Manhattan, … more
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing security concerns, Pope Francis is determined to visit Iraq to pay homage to Christian and other minorities persecuted for their faith and to strengthen the … more
Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York will be reimbursed by the City of New York for the cost of Covid-19 testing services under an agreement reached on April 15.  This agreement, … more
Joe Panik and his wife Brittany hosted a family summer barbecue at their Hopewell Junction home Aug. 19. It’s how they can enjoy an off day now with Joe commuting to work as a member of the New … more
George was a three-and-a-half-year-old inquisitive half-pint. When his parents brought him to church, he had to clench his tiny fists atop the backrest of the pew in front of him and stand on tippy … more
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