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More than 50 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York will attend World Youth Day Panama 2019 this month. They will join a multitude of faithful from New York, the United States and countries around … more
During Catholic Schools Week, Touring Tuesday Open Houses (listed by county) will be held at the following schools on Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Other school open house dates are also … more
Joseph Sanese-Cavone shared the enthusiasm of his kindergarten classmates when Dash took the floor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Elmsford. “Dash is so much fun, I can’t stop playing … more
Vincent Sadowski, principal at St. Patrick’s School on Staten Island, leads a school community where many of today’s students are following in the footsteps of their parents and … more
Cardinal Dolan announced Jan. 9 the formation of a search committee to begin the process of naming a new superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of New York. Dr. Timothy J. McNiff, the … more
St. Anthony’s parish in Yonkers welcomed Catholic speaker Paul J. Kim for an evening of family catechesis sponsored by the parish’s youth ministry. An audience of 250 gathered to hear Kim’s … more
Billy Keenan returned to the school where he was once a student and teacher to deliver an inspiring message of faith to more than 100 juniors at Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia Dec. … more
Cardinal Dolan addressed the state’s Child Victims Act and abuse allegations against a retired priest of the archdiocese as well as the upcoming retreat of the nation’s bishops in an interview … more
The John and Daria Barry Foundation has given a $2 million grant to the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. The gift is the foundation’s largest single-year donation, and one that will greatly support … more
Sean Lee didn’t miss his cellphone when he and his teammates worked on a community service project converting a closed 18th-century Quaker church into a two-family house in Chappaqua through the … more
A fifth-grade class at Incarnation School in Manhattan participated in the National Education Project’s Bill of Rights Day birthday cake celebration marking the 227th anniversary of the Bill of … more
JANUARY•  Bronx Catholics came out in droves to assist with a community-wide clothing and food drive for survivors of a Dec. 28 apartment fire that claimed the lives of 12 people in the … more
The Inner-City Scholarship Fund raised $1.2 million at its annual dinner Dec. 4 at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, thanks to the generosity of supporters. The funds help support ICSF in its mission … more
Joey Canino threw for four touchdowns and ran for one as Archbishop Stepinac High School of White Plains won a second consecutive Catholic high school state championship and third in four years with … more
Veronica Keene is ready to make 2019 the best year ever for the Pallottine Teenage Federation after an inspiring weekend closed out 2018. The president of the Pallottine Teenage Federation was … more
Anna Leonido said she will always remember the morning she and 18 schoolmates in the St. Gregory Barbarigo School choir kicked off the 2018 Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in … more
The sixth annual Rockland County Spirit Day for confirmation candidates from parish religious education programs in the county was held Nov. 17 at St. Catharine of Alexandria parish in Blauvelt. In … more
La Salle Academy in Manhattan welcomed members of the U.S. armed forces to its annual Veteran Days’ assembly Nov. 9. Jerome Pannell, La Salle’s assistant principal for students services and … more
In February of my sophomore year, I went on a service trip to the Romero Center in Camden, N.J. I knew a little bit about Archbishop Oscar Romero from my theology class in freshman year, but I never … more
Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island listen attentively as Holly Bonner of Guiding Eyes for the Blind shares how her guide dog, Francis, helps her with everyday aspects of … more
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