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Billionaire Robert F. Smith capped off the May 19 commencement ceremony at Atlanta’s Morehouse College with a surprise announcement—he pledged to pay off the graduates’ student loans. Smith, … more
Katya Hybran, a freshman at Cathedral High School in Manhattan, has been accepted into the Academies at Harvard. The Academies are intensive, five-day academic enrichment programs for high-achieving … more
Mount St. Michael Academy’s Alex Santos is one of 80 high school juniors in the Class of 2020 Major League Baseball draft eligible players invited to participate in the inaugural Prospect … more
Two presidents are right at home and a principal is making history as three appointments were recently announced at Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. Lou Tobacco is the president and CEO … more
Goaltender Stephen Krug stopped 10 shots to earn the game’s most valuable player award for leading Iona Preparatory School to the New York State Catholic High Schools AA boys’ lacrosse … more
Due to inclement weather outside, the Good Shepherd Sunday meet-and-greet following the 10:30 a.m. Mass was moved into the hall at Sacred Heart Church in Patterson May 12. more
St. Patrick’s School on Staten Island won seven awards, including Best Elementary News Team, at the 46th annual Eddy Awards May 17 at the ITV Studios in Yonkers. Maria Regina High School in … more
Nearly 1,000 students and faculty from 26 Catholic schools across the archdiocese gathered for Mass in the gymnasium of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, May 8. Fun and games, from tug-of-war to … 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
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
James DeCicco was at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the morning of April 28, Divine Mercy Sunday, for the Confirmation Mass for Youth with Disabilities. His daughter Nyah, 14, was one of 55 young … more
The 28th annual Bread of Life Drive, sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Staten Island, concluded with the sorting, packing and distribution of 70,000 items of food to 25 … more
Cardinal Dolan blessed the St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School Viking Student Center on Staten Island April 8. more
Manhattan College seniors Natalia Alvarez, Alia Flanigan and Emily Hay each received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant awards for the 2019-2020 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student … more
Most Catholics in the United States are probably familiar with the CRS Rice Bowl program, which is a practical way to support Catholic Relief Services’ efforts toward development and relief … more
In the second annual Ignatian Social Justice Tournament, Cristo Rey New York High School in Manhattan placed first among six Jesuit schools and received the $30,000 top award, which will be donated … more
A Fordham University senior is being mourned and her life celebrated on two coasts after she died from a fall in a campus tower weeks before she was to graduate. Sydney Monfries, 22, died April 14 … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for nearly 4,000 seniors from Catholic high schools across the archdiocese April 3-4. At the Eucharistic Liturgy for the Class of 2019 … more
Denar Ralph, 14, wrote and self-published a book in 2017 about the art of succeeding. He also wrote and self-published a book in 2018 about the same subject. The eighth-grade student at Mount St. … more
Cardinal Dolan explained the pivotal role of priests during his homily to 120 guests attending the Evening for Vocations March 21 at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie. “A priest builds a … more
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