St. Joseph’s College’s New President

Following an extensive nationwide search, the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, has announced that Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D. will become the college’s eighth president effective July 1.

State Needs to Protect College Tuition Program

Catholic education in New York State traces its roots back to the first half of the 19th century, and continues to be a vital part of the fabric of our state, preparing children and young adults for success in life, providing a world-class education while grounding them in the Catholic tradition of selfless service to their fellow men and women.

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.