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Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Staten Island raised more than $7,500 for St. Jude’s Research Hospital at its third annual mathathon on Pi Day, March 14. A record 115 students participated this … more
Students participated in the Array of Hope Confirmation Retreat at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains March 18. Some 450 students from 10 Manhattan parishes and eight parishes from … more
The Archbishop Stepinac High School boys’ basketball team captured its first New York State Federation Class AA championship with an 88-76 victory over PSAL champ South Shore in Glens Falls March … more
Two fathers and two sons from Guatemala and Honduras were able to stay together July 10-12 at a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx through a family reunification program. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, … more
Seniors at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains and School of the Holy Child in Rye have been named Students of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrates Catholic Schools Week at Our Lady of Pompeii School in Greenwich Village Jan. 30. His visit began with Mass in the church, followed by a tour of the school. more
Seven Catholic elementary schools—two in Manhattan and the Bronx, and one each on Staten Island and in Dutchess and Sullivan counties—will close at the end of this school year. The Office of … more
Michael Deegan, the interim superintendent of schools in the archdiocese, said he was “very pleased” with last month’s ruling by the New York State Supreme Court regarding “substantial … more
Colleen Thornton left SUNY New Paltz’s Student Union Center with a better understanding of mercy, joy and who Cardinal Dolan really is. “Seeing him in person, he’s very jolly. He seems like … more
Students at St. Angela Merici School in the Bronx took part in a Career Day panel of judges, lawyers, court officers, court reporters, social workers and interpreters. The Bronx Catholic Guild and … more
Three Catholic school students from the archdiocese will be honored at Pax Christi Metro New York’s annual Peacemaker Awards Reception in Keenan Commons at Xavier High School in Manhattan Sunday, … more
For Elena Worlinsky, a young adult from the archdiocese who traveled to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day, the desire to see the universality and beauty of the Church close-up prompted her to make … more
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has chosen two Fordham University graduate students for six-month assignments to Africa—one to Burkina Faso and the other to Guinea—beginning in January. Both … more
Augustine Ibeanusi still wears a roped bracelet around his right wrist, a keepsake from his last World Youth Day retreat at Marycrest in 2013. “It means a lot,’’ said the 20-year-old from … more
Camp Echo Bay keeps calling them back. The Catholic day camp, at Salesian High School in New Rochelle has been the go-to summer destination for youngsters for 75 years. Both the camp and school … more
For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February more
At a Venezuelan restaurant in New Rochelle, students from The Ursuline School in the Westchester city met last week to have a meal and talk about what the Venezuelan food crisis means to them, and how they are raising awareness in the United States and raising funds to provide a daily “arepa” breakfast for school children at Corazon de Maria school in a poor neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela. more
Jaclyn Travaglini thought she knew what to expect as a second-generation family participant before a dose of the unexpected left her emotional as she reflected on the 25th annual Capuchin Appalachian … more
Blessed are the merciful, for they will obtain mercy” was a fitting theme for World Youth Day. That was the feeling of the teens and young adults from St. Mary, Mother of the Church parish in … more
An “Engineering Tomorrow” Conference was held at Cathedral High School in Manhattan Dec. 2. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference was sponsored by the Engineering … more
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