Cardinal Dolan

Editorial & Opinion
ArchCare Stays With Huntington’s Disease Patients for Long Haul

If you want to learn about a place where the Church and ArchCare, the archdiocesan health care agency, are doing a lot of good these days, listen to this story about a family, a special corps of …

Thanking God for My Mom

The national feast of Thanksgiving brings me warm; prayer, Mass, and food drives for the poor at the parish; grandparents, aunts and uncles now passed onto eternity; two free days …

Roots of Catholic Anger

After a month out of the country, working in Rome at Synod-2018 and helping mark the 40th anniversary of John Paul II’s election at events in Brussels and Warsaw, I came home to find Catholic anger …

‘The Choreography of God’

What would induce a beautiful young woman with an acting career moving into high gear in Hollywood to chuck it away, turn her back on the camera and enter a monastery? And what might a young woman …

All Stories

Obispo Jubilado Robert A. Brucato, 87 Sirvió Como Vicario General y Canciller, Párroco de Tres Parroquias

El obispo auxiliar jubilado Robert A. Brucato, quien se desempeñó como vicario general y canciller de la arquidiócesis, fue párroco de tres parroquias y capellán militar, murió el 7 de …

Sacrament of Confirmation

Cardinal Dolan visited Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Ulster County Nov. 19 to confirm three inmates and celebrate Mass during his annual Thanksgiving pastoral visit to a correctional facility …

Matching Gift Challenge Could Give $2 Million Boost to Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal

The first matching gift challenge in the 39-year-history of the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal—now more than halfway to its $1 million goal—has been extended to year’s end. The …

Pastor, Three Administrators Appointed to Parishes

One pastor and three administrators were named to parishes in the archdiocese, the Cardinal’s Office announced.Father Joseph Fallon will become pastor of St. Gregory Barbarigo, Garnerville, …
Our Faith

Why Am I a Celibate?

In light of the continued publicity of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy over the last 50 years and some comments that I have heard from some very devout people, I have decided to write about my …

Canonization Cause Opens for Sister Thea Bowman

Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz of the Diocese of Jackson, Miss., read the edict to open the sainthood cause for Sister Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A., at Mass Nov. 18 at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in downtown Jackson.

Ohio House Passes Bill to Ban Abortion After Heartbeat of Unborn Detected

The Ohio House for the second time in two years has passed a ban on abortion after an unborn child’s heartbeat is detected, which could occur within the first six weeks of pregnancy.

Church, World Need Cloistered Nuns’ Guiding Lights of Prayer, Pope Says

Pope Francis asked people to give thanks to God for the gift of so many men and women living a cloistered life of total dedication to prayer.

Pope Changes Date of World Day of Migrants and Refugees to September

At the request of various bishops’ conferences, Pope Francis has changed the date of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees to the last Sunday of September.
Schools Coverage

Blessed Sacrament School to Add Campus for Growing Enrollment

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 …

All Saints Day

Cardinal Dolan celebrated an All Saints Day Mass Nov. 1 at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale.

Cardinal's Visit

Catholic Schools’ Test Scores Soar for Fourth Year in a Row

Continuing a trend that Catholic schools students’ state test scores in the archdiocese eclipse those of New York State, New York City and most charter school averages, student scores on state …