Let Us Remember 9/11 But Not Forget the Day After: Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York told OSV News the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, which will be marked with solemn ceremonies across the U.S., should be observed with memories of lives lost and impacted by the day’s events.

Msgr. Geraghty Revered for Courage During 9/11, Rockaway Plane Crash

Msgr. Martin Geraghty, who died April 9, Easter Sunday, had a diverse and distinguished priestly career. Still, fellow priests say he is especially remembered for his actions as a pastor in 2001 following the Sept. 11 attacks and the crash of an airliner at Belle Harbor two months later.

KofC Councils in Diocese Mark 20th 9/11 Fundraiser/Picnic

Knights of Columbus councils in Brooklyn and Queens began hosting in 2002 an annual Family Picnic and fundraiser to honor people who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. This year marked the event’s 20th anniversary.

Newly Ordained Priest Was Thrust Into Action on 9/11

In 2001, Father Gerard Sauer was a newly ordained priest at St. Patrick Church, helping guide a grieving parish through the horror of the 9/11 terror attack and its aftermath. Two decades later, he is the pastor of the Bay Ridge church, helping parishioners cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

For Many, 9/11 Lingers in Form of Life-Threatening Illnesses

Chris Sorrentino still has a hard time thinking about that day. But Sept. 11 never goes away for another reason: the toxic dust at ground zero that he breathed in over the next several months and the bladder cancer he developed years later.