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Parade Foundation Awarding Cardinal Dolan Scholarships

The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Foundation has established Cardinal Dolan Scholarships to be awarded to Catholic school students in the Archdiocese of New York. Three partial … more

Cardinal Dolan’s Words ‘Hit Home’ With Young Adults

Tommy Morris looks forward to participating in the archdiocese’s Office of Young Adult Outreach events, especially the ones with Cardinal Dolan, because “he really gets us.” Morris and a few … more

Apartment Complex Could Affect Peace, Quiet for Sacramentine Nuns in Scarsdale

The quiet and privacy surrounding the Sacramentine Nuns in Scarsdale could soon dissipate if a developer is successful in building an apartment complex across from the contemplative order’s … more

On World Marriage Day, Husbands, Wives Lovingly Honor Each Other

A dreary, rainy day in Manhattan did not deter more than 400 Hispanic couples from celebrating World Marriage Day Feb. 11 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The second annual Spanish Mass honoring the … more

En el Día Mundial del Matrimonio, Esposos y Esposas Se Honran Amorosamente

Un día oscuro y lluvioso en Manhattan no disuadió a más de 400 parejas hispanas para celebrar el Día Mundial del Matrimonio el 11 de febrero en la Catedral de San Patricio. La segunda misa … more

Renewing Their Vows

Baseball Miracles Clinic Brings the Game Home for Newburgh Kids

Marlboro’s Roy Underwood Jr. plays six different positions but enjoys shortstop the most because Yankees legend Derek Jeter played the position. The 8-year-old was one of the 150 boys and girls … more

Administrators Named at Manhattan Parishes

Father Angelo Plodari, C.S., has been named administrator of Our Lady of Pompei parish in Manhattan and Father Raymond Rafferty has been appointed temporary administrator of Corpus Christi parish in … more

Donated Technology Equipment a Blessing for New Windsor School

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

Rye Couple’s Lasting Marriage Built on Laughter, Tolerance, Shared Faith

Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to a Rye couple who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage … more

Revive Missions Schedule

Parishes will gather for three-day “Revive: Faith Every Day” missions. The missions include prayer, preaching, music and the celebration of Mass, and opportunities for the sacraments of … more

Father Seon to Address Serra Club Feb. 28

Father Jean-Pierre Seon, parochial vicar of St. Barnabas parish in the Bronx, will address the Serra Club of the Bronx and Westchester Wednesday, Feb. 28, at noon. His topic will be “A Lenten … more

‘Calm and Cool’ Eighth-Grader Aids Ailing Bus Driver, Students

David Rae remained calm for his bus driver and schoolmates in an alarming situation. Thinking back to what he learned at an assembly at the beginning of the school year, the 14-year-old … more

Funeral Mass Set for Soldier Who Saved Fellow Residents in Bronx Fire

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, the Bronx. Mensah, 28, a New York Army National Guard soldier, … more

Archdiocesan Encuentro to Gather 700 Hispanic Leaders Feb. 24

Later this month, a gathering of about 700 Hispanic ministry leaders and parishioners from throughout the archdiocese will focus on consultation, reflection and fruitfulness about where Hispanic … more

New Yorkers Inspired by What They Saw, Heard at March for Life

Maureen Bubel participated in the first March for Life as a mother of young children and has returned almost every year since the first march in 1974. The parishioner of St. Columba in Hopewell … more

Cardinal Raps Senate Failure To Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban

Cardinal Dolan decried the Senate’s failure to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, and called on senators to … more

ArchCare Group Makes ‘Safe and Secure’ Rosaries for the Troops

A group of patriotic seniors and people with special needs at ArchCare in Staten Island recently made their last batch of hand-knotted rosaries for U.S. troops in combat zones. It was the end of a … more

Lent Begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14

The season of Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, is a penitential time of prayer, fasting, almsgiving and personal sacrifice meant to draw Christians more deeply into the sacred mysteries of … more

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