Two days after St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City was filled with mourners for an irreverent “homecoming” funeral for a prominent activist who identified as transgender, the cathedral’s rector acknowledged that many people “have let us know they share our outrage over the scandalous behavior” that took place at the service.
The Archdiocese of Armagh’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of St Patrick’s Cathedral culminated with Mass Aug. 27 celebrated by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York during which he paid tribute to the “cycle of evangelization” between Ireland and the United States.
About 2,700 people said prayers of worship in Spanish and sang songs of praise while processing with the Eucharist through Midtown Manhattan before celebrating a Pentecost vigil at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
The 262nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade made its annual trek up Fifth Avenue on Friday, March 17, with a rousing spectacle of bagpipes, drums, and marchers carrying Irish-themed banners.
The 262nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off from the front of the cathedral that bears his name, following a Mass celebrated by New York Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan before a sanctuary packed with Catholic clergy, local dignitaries, religious, representatives of the military, and faithful.
A man believed to have thrown a wrench through a glass door of Cardinal Dolan’s residence at St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been arrested, according to authorities.
The NYPD is searching for a vandal who threw a wrench through an outer glass door of St. Patrick’s Cathedral shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.
“Little Amal,” a giant puppet that is on a worldwide pilgrimage to raise awareness about the plight of unaccompanied refugee minors, made a stop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 18.
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.