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Catholic High School Guide 2018

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Stanford University to Remove Saint’s Name from Some Properties

California’s Stanford University will strip the name of 18th-century Franciscan friar, St. Junipero Serra, from some of its properties but keep a street named after him. more

Faith in Christ Isn’t Professed in Words But in Deeds, Pope Says

True followers of Jesus profess their faith not through pre-packaged platitudes but rather through concrete actions of love for their neighbors, Pope Francis said. more

Catholic Workers Say U.S. Aid Cuts to Palestinians Could Be Disastrous

The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in the region. more

Sisters’ Lives Did Not Match Her Preconceptions

For years, I had passed by the grounds of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt. I was always struck by the beauty of the motherhouse, and intrigued by the women who lived there. more

Algerian Martyrs to be Beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country’s bishops announced. more

Archbishop Kurtz Says U.S. Society ‘Much Richer’ When Church, Government Work Together

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty told a Washington, D.C. audience Sept. 12 he is concerned about a “steady movement” in the United States away from religious institutions and an erosion in the view that religious liberty must be valued. more

‘Sense of Betrayal’

The crisis ripping apart the Church isn’t a result of misconduct by priests. If these cases had been handled in a timely, transparent fashion, it would have been avoided. As Cardinal Dolan … more

Sospechoso Arrestado en el Asesinato de un Jesuita

La Policía Nacional Peruana arrestó a un sospechoso vinculado con la muerte del padre jesuita Carlos Riudavets. Osman Pitug Wajush fue arrestado bajo por lo menos dos órdenes de arresto, según … more

Sister Teresa Mary Sheehan, S.H.

Sister Teresa Mary Sheehan, S.H., who served at Incarnation parish in Manhattan for 27 years, died July 7 in Chicago. She was 91. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. … more

Father Charles S. Szivos

Father Charles S. Szivos, who formerly served as director of vocations for the archdiocese and as spiritual director of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, died Sept. 5. He was 50. Cardinal Dolan … more

Sister Ann Marie Damiani, C.S.JB.

Sister Ann Marie Damiani, C.S.JB., a longtime teacher and administrator in New York and New Jersey, died Aug. 17 at Staten Island University Hospital. She was 76. Sister Ann Marie served as dean … more

Father Ramon C. Frias, O.F.M. Cap.

Father Ramon C. Frias, O.F.M. Cap., who served as a parochial vicar at St. John the Baptist parish in Manhattan for 11 years, died Aug. 30 in White Plains. He was 79. Father Frias was at St. John … more

Deacon Peter Venezia

Deacon Peter Venezia, who served most recently at St. Joseph’s parish in Spring Valley, died Sept. 5 at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J. He was 74. Deacon Venezia, who was ordained in … more

Sister Margaret Mary McGrath, R.S.M.

Sister Margaret Mary McGrath, R.S.M., who taught for 20 years at Transfiguration School in Tarrytown and also taught at many other schools in the archdiocese, died Aug. 31 at McAuley Hall in … more

U.S. Bishops Tell Pope Abuse Scandal ‘Lacerated’ the Church

The leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference said they shared with Pope Francis how the Church in the United States has been “lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse.” more

After Meeting Pope, Cardinal DiNardo Says He’s Hopeful About Addressing Crisis

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston struck a determinedly hopeful tone after his long-awaited meeting with Pope Francis to discuss the growing sexual abuse crisis in the United States. more

New Evangelization Talk Links Eucharist and Bible

A palpable sense of energy and activity pervaded St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie last Saturday morning. Dr. Scott Hahn,… more

Sharing Our Struggles

I didn’t want to go Mass this weekend. In the spirit of full disclosure, I did not go to Mass last weekend. … more

Where Do We Go From Here?

In the late summer and early fall of 1776, following disastrous defeats at the Battle of Long Island … more
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