Det. McDonald Was a Preacher of Forgiveness

Thousands of uniformed members of the New York City Police Dept. lined the streets outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Manhattan, Jan. 13, as the City said farewell to hero NYPD Detective Steven McDonald.

NYC Encounter to Blend Talks, Music, Spirituality

Members of the Catholic lay ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation are gearing up for their annual gathering in New York City, a three-day event featuring lectures, music and socializing.

Legal to Celebrate Christmas

The annual blessing of the Christmas creche outside Kings County Supreme Court in Downtown Brooklyn took place Dec. 8.

Rockville Centre Welcomes Newly Appointed Bishop

It took longer than expected but the Vatican has appointed the new Bishop of Rockville Centre. Larchmont, N.Y.-native, Bishop John O. Barres, 56, who most recently served as Bishop of Allentown, Pa., succeeds Bishop William Murphy.

Co-Cathedral Hosts ‘Miracle’

The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, will host a spectacular family event that includes The Miracle of Christmas musical, a live concert, a visit from Santa, a tree-lighting ceremony and a high-tech light show on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m.

NY Appeals Removal of Sheen’s Body

Hopes buoyed in the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., by a Nov. 17 court ruling allowing Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s remains to be transferred from New York to Peoria were tempered by an emergency stay being granted to the New York Archdiocese, which planned to appeal the ruling.

Local Marathoners’ Times

Here are the times for local parishioners who participated in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5