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Salesian Priest Kidnapped in Yemen Details Ordeal in New Rochelle Talk

Repeatedly celebrating the Mass in his mind and resolutely praying the Stations of the Cross, the Angelus, the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet by himself while being held in captivity for 557 … more

9/11 Anniversary Marked With Moments of Silence, Prayer, Masses

Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses. Attending a meeting of the U.S. … more

Washingtonville Faithful Welcome New Parish Center

Cardinal Dolan blessed St. Mary’s new, 7,000-square-foot parish center in Washingtonville Sept. 7. “It was terrific. It could not have gone smoother,” Father Jeffrey Maurer, pastor of St. … more

Cathedral Celebration

Our Lady of Caridad del Cobre, patroness of Cuba, was honored at a Spanish-language Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 9. Father Julio Barrios, chaplain and teacher at DePaul Catholic High … more

St. Peter’s Honors Past, Highlights Future After 9/11

St. Peter’s Church on Barclay Street “isn’t just about the past, it’s about the present and it’s about a future,” Cardinal Dolan said at the Vigil Mass he celebrated there Sept. 8, the … more

Fordham University To Observe Cardinal Dulles’ Centenary

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., and a decade since the death of the renowned convert, Jesuit priest and American theologian. Fordham University, where … more

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Hosting Weeklong St. Pio Celebration

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in lower Manhattan will host a week of events with the Saint Pio Foundation to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the entrance of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, O.F.M. Cap., … more

Labor Day Mass

Red Mass Set Oct. 3 in White Plains Church

Auxiliary Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, vicar for clergy, will celebrate the annual Red Mass for the judiciary, attorneys, and members of law enforcement and their families on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Our … more

Spirit of St. Francis Award Dinner Oct. 4

Robert Unanue, president and CEO of Goya Foods Inc., and Peter Unanue, executive vice president of Goya Foods Inc., will be honored at Catholic Extension’s fifth annual Spirit of St. Francis Award … more

Mass at Incarnation Church For Sister Teresa Mary

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

Staten Island Street Will Be Renamed for Msgr. Dorney

Msgr. James J. Dorney will be remembered on Staten Island with a street renaming near his beloved St. Peter’s Church, the mother church of Staten Island. He served as pastor there from 1986 until … more

New York Latest to Launch Probe of Church Sex Abuse Records

The New York State Office of the Attorney General is the latest to announce that it is launching an investigation of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic Church clergy, and at least two of the state’s eight dioceses confirmed receiving subpoenas seeking access to its records. more

Bronx Parish Advocates for Aged With Bountiful Nursing Home Ministry

Fifth of a series On any given week, the Nursing Home Ministry of Holy Rosary and Nativity of Our Blessed Lady parish in the Bronx graces the aged with the gift of time—times … more

Families Called to Share Joy, Love With World, Pope Says in Ireland

In a stadium of Catholic families from around the world, Pope Francis told the laypeople they are the vast majority of Church members and that, without them, the Church would be cold, a collection of … more

9/11 Remembrances in Manhattan, Staten Island

The “Father Mychal Judge 9/11 Walk of Remembrance” will be held in Manhattan in honor of those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The day begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday, … more

Mount Alvernia Retreat Center, a Franciscan Haven, Marks 50 Years

The Franciscan Friars’ decision to open a retreat center in Wappingers Falls after their seminary was relocated is still looking good 50 years later. The Mount Alvernia Retreat Center, a … more

Arizona Senator John S. McCain ‘Principled Man Had Passion for Service’

Retired Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson praised Arizona Sen. John S. McCain, who died of brain cancer Aug. 25, for his service to the nation. He was 81. “He was a very principled man who had … more

USCCB President Seeks Papal Audience, Answers to Former Nuncio’s Questions

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was “eager for an audience” with Pope Francis to gain his support for the bishops’ plan to respond to the clergy sexual abuse … more
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