Bertha Newman’s Daughters Vow to Carry On Lord of Miracles Tradition

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.

Cardinal Dolan Blesses Ashes of Mexican Nationals Who Died of COVID-19

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.

Impromptu Parade Marches Fifth Ave.

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.

The Missionary of Wall Street

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.

Sheep Keep Grounds of Church Cemetery Tidy

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.

Still Praying, 40 Years After Roe vs. Wade: Helpers Pray Outside Abortuary in Manhattan Following Mass at St. Patrick’s (with slideshow)

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 […]

There’s a New Cardinal in Town

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 […]