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.
When St. Sebastian Catholic Academy teacher Stephanie Marchetti’s apartment in Middle Village was flooded by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1, she had a surprising savior.
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.
Ask Vincent Nerone about the homeless population on the streets of New York since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the city, and he doesn’t hesitate. “There’s definitely more people out there,” he said.
Father Dwayne Davis said that if he is ever called upon to run a food distribution program again, he knows how to do it, and parishioners will make it happen.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is asking the faithful in Brooklyn and Queens to support parishioners and parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn affected by Hurricane Ida by contributing to a voluntary second collection at Mass this weekend, Sept. 25.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church installed an inscription in the sidewalk outside the building with the letter “M” to signify Mary, and a crown to remind all that she is the Queen of Martyrs.
Leticia Orta lost nearly everything when the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded her basement apartment in Woodside on the night of Sept. 1. But she hasn’t lost her faith.
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.
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.”