Bertha Newman died on July 3 at age 88, but her five daughters are determined to carry on the tradition she brought to the U.S. from her native Peru of the Lord of the Miracles procession. In recent years, St. Sebastian Church has been the starting point for the procession.
Inside New York’s iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, some 250 Mexican nationals were hailed as anonymous heroes July 11, after dying of COVID-19, which they likely contracted as they kept the city moving when it was experiencing the peak of the pandemic earlier this year.
Usually On St. Patrick’s Day, the bells ringing from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan are heard by more than 100,000 marchers and at least a million spectators along one and a half miles of Fifth Ave. But for the first time in more than 250 years, the annual parade was postponed amidst concerns of COVID-19.
Manhattan is a beautiful place (once you forget all the traffic, people shouting in the streets, construction, sirens and dogs barking). But have you ever taken a deeper look, like underground?
Stephen Auth is used to being taken seriously as a manager of mutual funds. In his work in street evangelism, though, he has learned new lessons in humility.
Confetti, singing and signs of the cross were abundant at the 62nd annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade, held in New York City on Sunday, June 9.
A man arrested by New York police after he tried to walk through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in midtown Manhattan with flammables late April 17 has been charged with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing.
For the third straight year, a historic New York City church has imported three sheep from an upstate New York farm to serve as organic lawn mowers in its two-century-old cemetery.
by Antonina Zielinska On the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to legalize abortions, the faithful from throughout New York gathered at St. Patick’s Cathedral, Manhattan, for a Mass and procession. Cardinal Timothy Dolan was the main celebrant Jan. 22 at the 7 a.m. Eucharistic celebration. During his homily, he said that the United […]
For newly elevated Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the weekend was all about his new red birettum. This was a weekend to celebrate the cardinal’s new status in the Church. On Saturday, Feb. 25, he presided over a double header at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. In the morning, there was an ecumenical prayer service that was attended by […]