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The Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt and RENEW International will jointly hold a conversation via Zoom about how to live through Covid-19 with faith and hope. The event will take place Thursday, March 4, at 3 p.m. more
The archdiocesan Catechetical Office’s Family Catechesis Advisory Committee and William H. Sadlier Publishing are sponsoring a virtual Lenten retreat Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.
Archdiocesan Catholic Charities has stepped up a number of services since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Earlier this month, Catholic Charities co-sponsored a two-day phone bank to provide … more
The Contemplative Nuns of the Order of St. Basil the Great, who have resided at Sacred Heart Monastery in Middletown since 1992, plan to relocate  to Jenkintown, Pa., in April. Although the nuns … more
The Sisters of Charity of New York are donating rare artifacts relating to the life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Md. The artifacts will … more
James Brown will have a senior season of football that will give him and his teammates from John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School in Somers the opportunity to win back-to-back Catholic High … more
Several words in a quote by Mother Clare Matthias, C.F.R., servant (superior general) of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, were incorrectly cited in a story about a mission trip to Ethiopia in … more
The sign of the cross is traced on the forehead of a woman in St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, the first day of the season of Lent. more
On April 3, 2020, as the nation was in the early grips of the Covid-19 pandemic and the state was in complete lockdown, the New York State legislature passed its state budget for FY 2021. Buried in … more
Amanda Romeo woke up on her 39th birthday last July and knew it was time to give herself the gift of joining the Catholic Church. “I just found myself ready. I just followed my heart,” … more
SECOND IN A SERIES Father Thomas Farrell was the rarest of rare birds among the diocesan clergy of the archdiocese of New York in the mid-19th century. He was an Irish-born abolitionist and a … more
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing security concerns, Pope Francis is determined to visit Iraq to pay homage to Christian and other minorities persecuted for their faith and to strengthen the … more
The key message in the World Marriage Day Spanish Mass was for couples to remember the significance of maintaining holy matrimony centered on our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Auxiliary Bishop Peter … more
El mensaje clave en la misa del Día Mundial del Matrimonio en español fue que las parejas recordaran la importancia de mantener el sagrado matrimonio centrado en nuestro Salvador, … more
En la importante tarea de vacunar a todos contra la COVID-19, el clero de la Iglesia y los laicos han estado al frente y en primera línea ayudando a proporcionar información importante … more
Father Michael Morris is waiting for the snow to melt and for warmer weather to bring confessions back outdoors in a garden outside Regina Coeli Church in Hyde Park. “I really enjoyed having … more
Addressing the theme of the annual New York Encounter, “When Reality Hits,” Cardinal Dolan said that the reality we face in our daily lives is less important than another largely unseen … more
Cardinal Dolan visited Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie Feb. 10 to bless and dedicate a new health and wellness center on the eve of the Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes. “I … more
The Academy of Mount St. Ursula is a tight-knit school community in the Bronx where faith, hope and relationships have grown since a Virtual Rosary began in October each Friday after … more
In a dramatic homily that began with a scream and ended in tears, the black homilist expressed words of anger and frustration over racial injustice and social unrest in the United States over the … more
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