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Editorial & Opinion
Yonkers Parish Is a Welcoming Church Family

If you are looking to see a good example of how an active and vibrant parish functions on Sunday mornings, you should visit …

Making Room for the Divine Every Day

I stood in the parking lot of a Holiday Inn Express in Syracuse one recent Saturday morning …

A Tale of Two Churches

While we Catholics believe that a church building is certainly not The Church, we still take the building very seriously.

‘¡Ay del que Escandalice!’

Escandalizar”, en un contexto religioso, significa literalmente poner tropiezos, obstaculizar el camino de alguien para encontrarse con Cristo, …

Resources for Priestly Discernment Here in New York

A few months ago, I was at a gathering with brother priests and one of the young men helping at the dinner approached me when he heard that I am the vocation director …

All Stories

Limousine Crash ‘Heartbreaking, Gut-Wrenching’ for New York Community

Among the 20 people killed in a devastating limousine accident Oct. 6 in Schoharie, N.Y., were several victims who had connections to parishes, schools and Catholic organizations of the Albany Diocese.

Pastors Appointed in Four Parishes

Four pastors, one administrator and one temporary administrator were appointed to parishes, the Cardinal’s Office announced. Also, one administrator was reappointed for one year. Appointed …

Catholic Youth Day Set Oct. 20 in White Plains

New York Catholic Youth Day, an annual celebration for high school students in the archdiocese, will take place Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.Doors will open at …

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill Celebrate 60 Years in Pakistan

A Mass of thanksgiving was offered for the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill as they marked 60 years of ministry in Pakistan. The liturgical gathering occurred Sept. 15 in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel …
Our Faith

USCCB Leaders Ask for Prayers, Donations for Hurricane Victims

Two U.S. Catholic leaders have called on Catholics to pray for victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, along with responders to these storms, and to donate to recovery efforts in the impacted areas.

‘Watering Down’ Church Teaching Won’t Attract Young People, Cardinal Sarah Says

Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, does not mean the Church’s teachings are unclear or should change, Cardinal Robert Sarah told the Synod of Bishops.

Lack of Progress Fighting Hunger Is Shameful, Pope Says

At a time of technological and scientific progress, “we ought to feel shame” for not having advanced in “humanity and solidarity” enough to feed the world’s poor, Pope Francis said.

Saints Risk All for Love of Jesus, Pope Says at Canonization Mass

Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others, as saints of the Catholic Church.
Schools Coverage

Cathedral High School Girls Won’t Forget Queen of Belgium’s Visit

Cathedral High School hosted a royal visit Sept. 25 that will provide a lifetime of memories for students, faculty and administrators. Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium met with 12 students, …

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Making Sure Your Student Finds the Best Fit.

School Notes

Grant to St. Raymond for Baseball Field Renovations St. Raymond High School for Boys was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation to renovate its baseball field on the grounds …

St. Ignatius Loyola School a Blue Ribbon Winner—Again

St. Ignatius Loyola School in Manhattan has been named—for the second time—a National Blue Ribbon School, and the elated principal, Mary E. Larkin, said the secret to the school’s success is …

Giants Rookie Barkley Takes Field With Cardinal Hayes

Sofian Massoud is not a fan of the New York Giants, but the quarterback at Cardinal Hayes High School quickly recognized who was strolling toward football practice Oct. 2. “We definitely …

Celebrating 150 Years

Fun in the Sun

The Catholic School Region of Staten Island and the Regional Board of Trustees held their 33rd annual Family Fun Day on the Dolphin Fountain Boardwalk at South Beach Sept. 29. Students, parents and …