The first-ever U.S. tour of St. Bernadette’s relics has been underway since April, including a May 20 stop at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in West Harlem, Manhattan.
As some 50 current and retired NYPD officers gathered at the Passionists’ Thomas Berry Place Retreat House in Jamaica, Queens, on March 23, among them was Bishop Robert Brennan.
At the end of one of the bloodiest weekends in the history of El Salvador, which resulted in mass incarcerations and the suspension of personal freedoms in the Central American nation, Salvadoran Catholics gathered March 27 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York to honor the country’s saint, who defended life and human rights.
Sober St. Patrick’s Day reached a milestone on March 17.
With a soundtrack of bagpipes and drums, marchers with banners and flags marched down 5th Avenue Thursday in the return of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a long-awaited rebound after a two-year pandemic-induced absence.
Even before they were ordained as the Archdiocese of New York’s newest bishops, Auxiliary Bishops Joseph Espaillat and John Bonnici had already made their mark.
Police officer Wilbert Mora, the second cop to die in the Harlem shooting that killed Det. Jason Rivera, was generous in death.
The heartbreaking words of a grieving widow provided a powerful moment at the St. Patrick’s Cathedral funeral on Friday for slain NYPD Det. Jason Rivera, who was lauded as a wonderful husband, brother, and cop.
Memorial services for slain New York City police officer Jason Rivera will be held later this week at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the NYPD announced Saturday.
On Dec. 13, 1862, a brigade of Union infantrymen, many of them Irish Catholic immigrants who had settled in Brooklyn and Queens, attacked a fortified Confederate position along the high ground south of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The so-called “Irish Brigade” comprised five regiments, three from New York City: the 63rd, 69th, and 88th.