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The staff at ArchCare Senior Life is taking extra steps to be sure senior citizens are not forgotten on Staten Island during the coronavirus pandemic. ArchCare Senior Life averaged a combined 65 … more
Nikolas Greenberg learned a common interest helps to close a generation gap between a high school teenager and nursing home resident.  Greenberg, 17, is the founder of Msgr. Farrell High … more
In these unprecedented times of global uncertainty, the Archdiocese of New York has established a program called Family Faith at Home—designed to guide the faithful in setting aside more time … more
The Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal is a fundraising operation that supports many of the Church ministries here in the Archdiocese of New York, and that much hasn’t changed about the … more
Sister Miriam Anne Brennan, S.C., celebrated her 100th birthday May 2 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. Sister Miriam Anne was a nurse and a nurse educator who served in the neo-natal unit at … more
Michael Deegan assembled a Health and Safety Task Force of the Office of the Superintendent March 4 with an assignment to plan for the unexpected.  The task force’s assignment continued … more
Father Lawrence E. Lucas, who served for 26years at Resurrection parish in Harlem, died April18. He was 86. Father Lucas was pastor of Resurrection, 1969-1992, and parochial vicar, 1961-1964.Burial … more
Jerome John Balvo died April 17 at Ozanam Hall Nursing Home in Bayside, Queens. He was 98. He was the husband of the late Helen Fitzgerald Balvo, who died in 1993; and the father of Archbishop … more
Sister Cecilia Ann Flynn, O.P., who served as principal of Aquinas High School in the Bronx for seven years, died April 16 in Dominican Convent in Sparkill. She was 90. Sister Cecilia Ann was at … more
Father James Francis Healy, who served as the pastor of two parishes in Westchester County for nearly a quarter of a century, died April 18. He was 78. He served as pastor of St. Vito’s, … more
Father Philip Francis Bohan, O.F.M., Cap., who served in archdiocesan Family Consultation Services for 16 years and also was a pastor in Manhattan, died April 10 at St. Clare’s Friary in Yonkers. … more
Sister Patricia Alice Noble, M.M., who was a missioner to Hawaii and the Philippines, died April 4 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 95.  Her first mission assignment was … more
Sister Mary Catherine Ryan, S.C., who taught in several schools in the archdiocese, died April 11 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. She was 87. She taught in Manhattan at Holy Cross … more
James Francis Xavier Tierney, 94, died April 7 at home on Staten Island. He was 94. He was the father of Father Joseph P. Tierney, president of Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx. Tierney … more
Sister Rose Christopher McKeegan, M.M., who served in Bolivia for 55 years, died April 2 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Maryknoll. She was 89.Sister Rose Christopher was in Bolivia, 1982-2016 and … more
Sister Ann Louise DeGennaro, O.P., who served as director and administrator of St. Ignatius Day Nursery in Manhattan for 10 years ending in 1980, died March 31 in Siena Hall at Dominican Convent in … more
Sister Regina Miriam McWilliams, F.S.P., who taught at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School in Manhattan and other schools in the archdiocese, died April 1 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. She … more
Sister Rose Marie Duchesne, O.P., who served for 24 years at St. Helena Commercial High School in the Bronx, died April 3 at Siena Hall in Dominican Convent in Sparkill. She was 78. Sister Rose … more
Sister Madeleine Giusto, M.M., who served in nursing positions in South Korea for 19 years, died March 30 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. She was 79. Sister Madeleine was in South … more
Sister Stephanie Robinson, O.P., who served as secretary general of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, died March 29 in St. Martin de Porres Community at the motherhouse in Blauvelt. She was … more
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