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Each year, Catholic New York salutes the hard work and dedication of the members of the senior class graduating from the 44 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. Each school’s … more
The Book of Ecclesiastes teaches us, “There is a time to be silent and a time to speak out.” We of different faiths cannot remain silent after we watched the shattering video of a police officer keeping his knee on the neck of George Floyd who was crying out “I can’t breathe.” Such inhumane treatment of another human being requires a collective response from all people of conscience. The pursuit of justice is a fundamental tenet of our respective religious traditions, and thus we stand together to declare that all life is sacred, and all people are equal before the law in a democratic society. more
Even as the United States still finds itself grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, outrage, grief and anger over the latest killing of an unarmed black man outweighed caution as hundreds of … more
Cardinal Dolan and other Church officials presented an Ascension Thursday overview of a comprehensive plan to reopen the 288 parish churches of the archdiocese. The plan, called Faith Forward, … more
Maria Litrenta, a parishioner of St. Patrick’s in Yorktown Heights, organized a surprise birthday car parade May 22 leading to her house for her retired pastor, Msgr. Dermot R. Brennan, who … more
Graduating seniors at Catholic high schools in Westchester County and the Bronx didn’t go far for congratulations. more
Father John Serio, S.D.B., took a good idea a step further. The president of Salesian High School in New Rochelle traveled through Westchester County and the Bronx over an 11-day period to personally … more
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C., June 2 before he signed an executive order back at the White House to expand U.S. … more
These past months of isolation amid stay-at-home restrictions necessitated by the global coronavirus pandemic, “we’ve learned to look a lot,” Cardinal Dolan said in a YouTube video … more
Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, may be an ideal prospective saint for the current age, said Carl A. Anderson, supreme knight of the international fraternal … more
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers has changed its name to John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School to reflect its mission of preparing young people for success in both the academic … more
The Auxiliary of St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester in Harrison honored 21 area high school students, including 10 from Catholic schools in the archdiocese, for volunteer service. The … more
Parishes in the archdiocese are now serving as testing sites for the coronavirus. Staff and volunteers of SOMOS Community Care are administering the tests with assistance from parish … 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
Cardinal Dolan and other Church officials presented an Ascension Thursday overview of a comprehensive plan to reopen the 288 parish churches of the archdiocese. more
St. John Paul II was a man of deep prayer, who loved being close to people and loved God’s justice and mercy, Pope Francis said. “Let us pray to him today that he may give all of … more
Father John Wilson answered a call to bring prayer and the sacraments to people in need during the coronavirus pandemic.  Father Wilson, a parochial vicar at St. Patrick’s parish in … more
El padre Thomas Madden, párroco de la parroquia de San Pedro y Santa María en Haverstraw, ha encontrado como consolar a sus feligreses con mensajes de esperanza durante la crisis del … more
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