Astoria Native Works ‘Overtime’ Taking Care of Business (Degree)

John Lenehan, now retired, first enrolled at Fordham University in 1956, but he never finished his degree because family and career took priority. But now he is re-enrolled at Fordham to finish up the last few credits he needs to graduate on May 21, 2022. He will be 88, and the oldest graduate ever at the university, officials there said.

The Great Irish Fair 2021

New York City’s largest, longest-running and most popular Irish music festival — the Great Irish Fair of New York — is returning live and in person on Sept. 25.

From Season of Creation to Calls for Creative Ecological Plans

The annual Season of Creation traditionally ends on Oct. 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology. On that day, Catholics worldwide will start planning long-term strategies to reverse the consequences of climate change.

Opening Mass at Dunwoodie Celebrates 125th Anniversary 

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio joined hundreds more for Mass celebrating the 125th year of St. Joseph’s Seminary & College at Dunwoodie, Yonkers. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa, the rector, said the hill-top campus is “merely a branch campus of the one that the Great Teacher founded back in Galilee, two millennia ago.”