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And the Children Shall Lead Us

Catholic school kids in the archdiocese are practicing the virtue of daily prayer during the 40-day season of Lent that began Ash Wednesday, March 6. They’re seeking to amplify their prayers by …

Standing in the Desert Side by Side

Although we’re only one week into our Lenten journey, it feels like we’ve been in this desert for months. At least that’s how it feels to me. Last summer’s revelations about Theodore …

The Ones Who Weave: How to Repair the Social Fabric

When David Brooks travels the country, he seeks out the good news. The bad news is all too easy to find. As a New York Times columnist writing about the social sciences, Brooks logs many miles for …

Seeking the Truth

One of the best aspects of my position as vocation director is the opportunity to meet so many different people who are dedicated to the Church and her mission throughout the United States. Earlier …

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Faith, Valor, Compassion Shined on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick came to Ireland as an immigrant, though an unwilling one, having been captured as a teenager from his home in what is now Britain and sold into slavery in Ireland. Alone for hours tending …

"Breakthrough"

“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. Cardinal Dolan joined the film’s star Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us” fame. …

Attorneys to Review Ruling Saying Archbishop Sheen’s Remains Should Be Transferred

The New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 5-0 that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred from New York to the Peoria Diocese. In response to the March 5 …

Administrators Appointed in Three Parishes

Father Thomas Colucci has been appointed administrator of Most Precious Blood parish in Walden, and two other priests, Father Cyprian Onyeihe and Father José Félix Ortega de La Fuente, …
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Cardinal DiNardo Released from Hospital, Continues Recovery from Stroke

After being hospitalized after suffering a stroke while praying the Stations of the Cross March 15, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was discharged March 20 from St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston and was transferred to a nearby rehabilitation program.

Rector of Montreal Oratory Stabbed During Televised Mass

Father Claude Grou, rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, was stabbed during a Mass March 22. The motive for the attack remains unknown.

Right to Access Clean Water Must be Defended, Pope Says in Message for World Water Day

Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women and children are suffering the deadly effects of climate change, Pope Francis said.

President Trump Calls on Universities to Protect ‘Free, Open Debate’ on Campuses

Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, praised President Donald Trump March 21 for taking seriously the assaults she said conservative groups are facing on campuses around the country.

New School Choice Federal Tax Credit Bill Introduced in House, Senate

A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them.
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Student Conference Looks at How Media Climate Affects Catholics

Isabella Acierno said she will read and watch news differently after attending the third annual Student Leadership Conference at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan March 8. The …

And the Children Shall Lead Us

Catholic school kids in the archdiocese are practicing the virtue of daily prayer during the 40-day season of Lent that began Ash Wednesday, March 6. They’re seeking to amplify their prayers by …

Mary and Baby Jesus Welcome All to New Rochelle School

At Holy Family School in New Rochelle, a newly constructed image of the Madonna and Child, made almost entirely of buttons, is on display. It is the creative work of Mrs. Jill Holmes, who came on …
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Por Los Pasos Menos Transitados De San Óscar Romero

Veía sus pasos lentos y suaves buscando distancia del cuento de la mujer cerca del árbol. Cuando mi amigo Thierry Bonaventura me dijo que quería venir conmigo a El Salvador, le advertí que mi país natal era un lugar complicado, uno de gran belleza natural, materialmente …

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