In a career climb that epitomizes that of a consummate public servant, Daniel Flynn has reached the top rung.
An obscene message was spray-painted on the base of the Christopher Columbus monument in Columbus Circle over the weekend.
On Easter last year, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan looked out on an empty St. Patrick’s Cathedral amid the pandemic and thought, “Oh my God, I don’t mind an empty tomb on Easter but an empty church?”
In a move being hailed as fundamental criminal justice reform by Catholic leaders, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will end the long-term use of solitary confinement in prisons and jails.
Project Hospitality, one of the city’s only providers to operate both street outreach and shelter programs, will be helping to vaccinate dozens of homeless community members across Staten Island on March 27.
Already a servant of God, Dorothy Day has long been revered by Catholics for her social activism. Now, with the announcement that a new Staten Island ferry will bear her name, thousands of ferry patrons will also recognize her name on a daily basis.
In February 2020, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan embarked on a trip to Cuba at the invitation of the island-nation’s president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, causing a sensation in Havana. But it was a group of cloistered nuns in the island’s capital who captured the attention of Cuba’s noted guest, the cardinal archbishop of New York.
The superintendents of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn and Archdiocese of New York, supporting the Catholic High School Sports Athletic Association (CHSAA), are appealing to the city to allow “high-risk sports to commence immediately.”
From mid-December to mid-February, senior nursing students at Mount Saint Mary College in upstate New York injected hope and reassurance into hundreds of people.
Xavier High School will be ushering in its 55th headmaster, Kim Smith, this coming summer. Smith will be the first female headmaster in the all-boys high school’s 174-year history and will join 16 other women serving as principals or headmasters at 60 Jesuit high schools across the country.