Buddy Bench

Buddy Bench’ "Oct 02, 2018 Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford, NY takes proactive …

Archdiocese Closes Cause for Atonement Society Founder

The archdiocese has officially closed an 18-month cause and submitted its work to Rome where it will be assessed whether Father Paul Wattson, S.A., should advance to the next steps necessary to become a canonized saint of the Catholic Church.

Dominique Dawes Wins Another Medal At Pierre Toussaint …

Dominque Dawes received a Pierre Toussaint Medallion with M. Roger Holland II from the archdiocesan Office of Black Ministry at the Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund Awards Dinner at the New York Athletic Club on Nov. 7.

Fewer Laughs, More Barbs From Presidential Candidates …

There were eyebrow-raising moments, along with some laughs and some boos, at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, the annual Catholic fund-raiser that’s a beloved tradition in New York during election season.

FDNY 9/11 Faithful Remembered With Reverence at …

American flags—343, one for each fallen member of the FDNY on 9/11—were processed in dignified formation into St. Patrick’s Cathedral at a solemn memorial service in commemoration of the terrorist attacks on New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

Shopping for Others Is a Gift in Itself

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, New York Catholic Charities’ Junior Board, and other volunteers shopped Saturday Morning …

O, Holy Night

In the midst of Advent, Cardinal Dolan unveiled a historic Nativity scene from Southern Italy at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. People of good will take in the resplendent view of the diorama Dec. 7. The crèche will remain on display at the cathedral through Jan. 6, 2016.

16 Transitional Deacons Ordained at Seminary

Sixteen men were ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop William J. Murphy of Rockville Centre at a Mass on Nov. 7 in the chapel at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, where they are in …

Papal People

Photos from events during Pope Francis' visit to the USA.

Bikers Unite on Behalf of the Unborn

It was kickstands up at 6:45 a.m. Thirty minutes later, nine motorcyclists rumbled through lower Manhattan, parked their bikes in an orderly, single file outside the Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood Center and began their monthly, daylong ritual of prayerfully protesting abortion.

Eight New Deacons Ordained for Archdiocese

Cardinal Dolan used two words to describe the feelings the eight men the Holy Spirit had chosen for ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacon might have been experiencing Saturday morning as they prepared to prostrate themselves before the altar at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the Litany of Supplication. His words: “awe” and “intimidation.”

Christians Under Siege in the Middle East

Msgr. John E. Kozar was part of a delegation led by Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Eastern Churches, which visited Iraq May 1-5 to convey Pope Francis’ loving concern and his blessing for the displaced Christian population there and for Church personnel working among them. Then Msgr. Kozar traveled to Egypt May 6-12 on behalf of CNEWA to show solidarity and support to the beleaguered Christian community there.