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Ty Jerome is a member of the Phoenix Suns after the Suns acquired the rights to the Iona Preparatory School graduate from the Boston Celtics during the NBA Draft June 20. The league is expected to … more
Camp Echo Bay keeps calling them back. The Catholic day camp, at Salesian High School in New Rochelle has been the go-to summer destination for youngsters for 75 years. Both the camp and school … more
For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February more
At a Venezuelan restaurant in New Rochelle, students from The Ursuline School in the Westchester city met last week to have a meal and talk about what the Venezuelan food crisis means to them, and how they are raising awareness in the United States and raising funds to provide a daily “arepa” breakfast for school children at Corazon de Maria school in a poor neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela. more
Jaclyn Travaglini thought she knew what to expect as a second-generation family participant before a dose of the unexpected left her emotional as she reflected on the 25th annual Capuchin Appalachian … more
One of the archdiocese’s brightest success stories in recent years has been the formation and development of its Young Adult Outreach, which uses a strong network and a personal touch to support … more
Blessed are the merciful, for they will obtain mercy” was a fitting theme for World Youth Day. That was the feeling of the teens and young adults from St. Mary, Mother of the Church parish in … more
An “Engineering Tomorrow” Conference was held at Cathedral High School in Manhattan Dec. 2. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference was sponsored by the Engineering … more
St. Peter’s Regional School in Liberty will remain open and transition from a pre-k through fourth grade school to a pre-k through kindergarten early childhood center beginning this fall. more
Hope Andrews, the newly inducted president of the Pallottine Teenage Federation (PTAF), said, “I joined because I felt this calling inside me that said I was called to serve others and share the … more
The 71st annual Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon celebrated the Christmas season and the work being done to assist and create hope for New Yorkers in need. Whitney and Clarke Murphy and Cathy … more
St. Anthony’s parish in Yonkers welcomed Catholic speaker Paul J. Kim for an evening of family catechesis sponsored by the parish’s youth ministry. An audience of 250 gathered to hear Kim’s … more
Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island listen attentively as Holly Bonner of Guiding Eyes for the Blind shares how her guide dog, Francis, helps her with everyday aspects of … more
The School of the Blessed Sacrament will operate as one school with two campuses due to increased enrollment, beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools office … more
Billy Keenan returned to the school where he was once a student and teacher to deliver an inspiring message of faith to more than 100 juniors at Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia Dec. … more
Dressed as tiny astronauts, kindergarten students at Resurrection School in Rye gather around the cardboard rocket ship they made by hand. Teacher Christina Siefring holds open the shuttle door. … more
Lori Anne DiMarco-Evanko feels like a lottery winner. The principal of Sacred Heart School in New Windsor was part of a ceremony to unveil donated technology equipment with staff, students and … more
Cardinal Dolan addressed the state’s Child Victims Act and abuse allegations against a retired priest of the archdiocese as well as the upcoming retreat of the nation’s bishops in an interview … more
Sister Nancy Downing, C.N.D., is the new executive director of Covenant House New York. She became the executive director in December after she had served as interim executive director since May. … 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
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