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Seventy-five years ago, on Jan. 27, 1945, the infantrymen of the Red Army’s 322nd Rifle Division were bludgeoning their way into the Third Reich when they discovered the Auschwitz-Birkenau … more
A confirmation retreat at Archbishop Stepinac High School was held in White Plains Feb. 23. Three hundred students representing 10 parishes in Westchester County participated in the afternoon retreat … more
Being selected for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will give Mike Breen the opportunity to share the moment and thank everyone responsible for him becoming the broadcaster and person he … more
At first, the trip seemed daunting: an 11-hour drive through the Cuban countryside from Santiago in the southeastern part of Cuba toward the capital of Havana on the other end of the island. But … more
Al principio, el viaje parecía agobiante: un recorrido por auto, manejando 11 horas a través del campo cubano desde la ciudad de Santiago, situada en la parte sureste de Cuba, hacia La … more
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, celebrated Mass at the New York Encounter at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan Feb. 16. The encounter, now in its 12th year, … more
Some 300 catechumens preparing to enter the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil will participate in the Rite of Election celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral the first Sunday … more
A monthly Holy Hour for the spiritual renewal of the archdiocese will be offered on First Fridays, beginning March 6, at St. John the Evangelist Church at the New York Catholic Center in … more
At Manhattan College in the Bronx, Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., urged the 430 guests gathered in Kelly Commons to “speak out” against U.S. immigration policies. “We need to be … more
Cardinal Dolan’s recent visit to Cuba was a welcome pastoral gesture for Cuban Americans in the New York area who also hope for social and political improvements in their beloved island … more
La reciente visita del cardenal Dolan a Cuba fue un bienvenido gesto pastoral para los cubanoamericanos en el área de Nueva York que también esperan mejoras sociales y políticas … more
Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, 88, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, China, celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite Feb. 15 at St. Vincent Ferrer Church in … more
Three priests have been appointed administrators of parishes in the archdiocese, the Cardinal’s Office has announced. Father Hartley Bancroft was named administrator of St. Joseph-Immaculate … more
The extra day we get approximately once every four years is a way to adapt the calendar year to the astronomical year. But did you know the present system of calculating the leap years was designed … more
Hundreds of couples renewed their matrimonial vows during the annual Spanish Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral marking World Marriage Day. The afternoon liturgy Feb. 9 was celebrated by Father … more
Eight regional Catholic elementary schools in the archdiocese will take on a new shape in the 2020-2021 academic year, the Office of the Superintendent of Schools announced Feb. 24. more
A professional day geared to reaching the “Nones,” will be offered at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, Friday, March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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
The annual Brendan Murphy Memorial Mass and Communion breakfast will be Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie. Michael Brendan Dougherty, a senior writer at … more
Stanley and Josie Maciocha are being recognized for a second consecutive year as the longest-married couple in the archdiocese following an annual search by the archdiocesan Family Life … more
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