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Iona Preparatory School graduate Joe LaSorsa earned his first pro victory, pitching the Hudson Valley Renegades to a win...
06/24/2019
LaSorsa Earns 1st Pro Win

Iona Preparatory School graduate Joe LaSorsa earned his first pro victory, pitching the Hudson Valley Renegades to a win over Aberdeen on Sunday night. Read more on LaSorsa and the latest sports news from the Archdiocese of New York on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Iona Prep graduate Joe LaSorsa picked up his first professional win in leading the Hudson Valley Renegades to a 5-1 New York-Penn League victory over the Aberdeen IronBirds at Dutchess Stadium in F…

Fans lined up to meet Cardinal Dolan on a night where Catholic school students took center stage, too, as the Hudson Val...
06/20/2019
Cardinal Dolan Makes a Pitch at Catholic Education Night

Fans lined up to meet Cardinal Dolan on a night where Catholic school students took center stage, too, as the Hudson Valley Renegades hosted the ninth annual Catholic Education Night for Catholic school students from the Archdiocese of New York. Read what Cardinal Dolan and the students said, and what the Renegades did to celebrate Cardinal Dolan's visit to Dutchess Stadium

Cassidy Maglio was planning to enjoy a snow cone on her busy evening at the ninth annual Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill June 17. The rising seventh-grader at Most …

Iona Preparatory School graduate Joe LaSorsa was assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Hudson Valley Renegades of the Ne...
06/14/2019
LaSorsa Assigned to Renegades

Iona Preparatory School graduate Joe LaSorsa was assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Hudson Valley Renegades of the New York-Penn League. The Renegades will host Catholic Education Night for Catholic school students in the Archdiocese of New York on Monday.

Joe LaSorsa, a graduate of Iona Prep, was assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Hudson Valley Renegades, a short-season Class A affiliate of the Rays in Dutchess County. LaSorsa, a left-handed pitc…

Mount St. Michael Academy pitcher Alex Santos is one of 80 high school juniors invited to participate in the inaugural P...
06/12/2019
Mount St. Michael Pitcher To Play in Elite League

Mount St. Michael Academy pitcher Alex Santos is one of 80 high school juniors invited to participate in the inaugural Prospect Development Pipeline League at the IMG Academy in Florida, a league sponsored by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball. He's the only player from the Archdiocese of New York and one of two from New York State participating. Camp begins June 13 for the 80 players who will separated into four teams of 20 to be managed by Chipper Jones, Ryan Howard, Barry Larkin and Derek Jeter.

Mount St. Michael Academy’s Alex Santos is one of 80 high school juniors in the Class of 2020 Major League Baseball draft eligible players invited to participate in the inaugural Prospect …

288 couples registered to renew their wedding vows at the Golden Jubilee Wedding Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in the ...
06/05/2019
50-Year Couples Renew Wedding Vows at Jubilee Mass

288 couples registered to renew their wedding vows at the Golden Jubilee Wedding Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in the Archdiocese of New York on June 2. In all, 370 couples representing 117 parishes are celebrating 50 years of marriage in 2019.

Vincent and Patricia Kain met at a party when they were 13 years old and “something just clicked.” They’ve been together ever since. The parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. …

The Major League Baseball Draft begins tonight and some players from the Archdiocese of New York may be selected in the ...
06/03/2019
MLB Draft Begins Tonight

The Major League Baseball Draft begins tonight and some players from the Archdiocese of New York may be selected in the three-day draft. Follow the draft news and other sports news from the archdiocese on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

The Major League Baseball Draft starts tonight with the first round and it’ll be interesting to see who is selected from the archdiocese. One player to watch is Ricky DeVito, a junior pitcher…

It's been a big week for Iona Preparatory School, one that started with a state boys lacrosse championship. Read the lat...
05/31/2019
Iona Prep Still Making News

It's been a big week for Iona Preparatory School, one that started with a state boys lacrosse championship. Read the latest sports news from the Archdiocese of New York on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

A big week continues at Iona Prep. On Tuesday, the Gaels won the Catholic high school state boys lacrosse championship, and now the baseball team is in the CHSAA playoffs. Iona Prep is ranked secon…

The New York State Sportswriters Association recognized Catholic high school girls basketball athletes from the Archdioc...
05/21/2019
Athletes Earn All-State Honors

The New York State Sportswriters Association recognized Catholic high school girls basketball athletes from the Archdiocese of New York as all-state honorees on Tuesday. Check out who earned all-state honors and read the latest sports news from around the archdiocese by visiting Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

The New York State Sportswriters Association recognized Catholic high school girls basketball athletes from the archdiocese as all-state honorees on Tuesday. The honorees are: CLASS AA Kateri Poole…

At St. Patrick's Cathedral, Cardinal Dolan celebrated the biennial Confirmation Mass for Youth with Disabilities. Fifty-...
05/16/2019
55 Youths With Disabilities Confirmed With Holy Spirit at Cathedral

At St. Patrick's Cathedral, Cardinal Dolan celebrated the biennial Confirmation Mass for Youth with Disabilities. Fifty-five youths were confirmed during the liturgy on April 28, Divine Mercy Sunday. "It was perfect for the archdiocese to do this for the special needs children, it's a nice blessing," said one proud dad from West Nyack. The story is in the May 9 edition of Catholic New York.

James DeCicco was at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the morning of April 28, Divine Mercy Sunday, for the Confirmation Mass for Youth with Disabilities. His daughter Nyah, 14, was one of 55 young …

Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly was the guest speaker for the Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley at the...
05/15/2019
Notre Dame Coach Salutes Mid-Hudson Valley Notre Dame Club

Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly was the guest speaker for the Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley at the 2019 Universal Notre Dame Celebration in Poughkeepsie on May 7. The club was recognized by the Notre Dame Alumni Association for its community service in the Archdiocese of New York region.

Coach Brian Kelly says his team shares the same mission and many of the operating principles of the Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

More than 80 young adults participated in the daylong Restore: Mercy event sponsored by the Archdiocese of New York's Yo...
05/09/2019
Young Adults Deepen Relationship With God, Peers at ‘Restore: Mercy’

More than 80 young adults participated in the daylong Restore: Mercy event sponsored by the Archdiocese of New York's Young Adult Outreach Office at Mount St. Mary College in Newburgh. The day included talks, workshops, panel discussion and a Mass celebrated by Father Chris Argano, director of vocations for the archdiocese. http://cny.org/stories/young-adults-deepen-relationship-with-god-peers-at-restore-mercy,19145

Alyzza Reyes left Restore: Mercy with a better understanding of mercy and motherhood. Ms. Reyes, a 24-year-old parishioner of St. Raymond in the Bronx, was one of more than 80 young adults to …

Cardinal Dolan held a press conference with religious, business and community leaders at St. Patrick's Cathedral to anno...
04/25/2019
‘From St. Patrick’s to Notre Dame’ Fund to Help Rebuild Paris Cathedral

Cardinal Dolan held a press conference with religious, business and community leaders at St. Patrick's Cathedral to announce the From St. Patrick's to Notre Dame fund to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Cardinal Dolan gathered a group of New York’s religious, business and community leaders at St. Patrick’s Cathedral April 18 to announce the establishment of the “From St. Patrick’s to Notre …

Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be attending Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium June 17. The evening invites stude...
04/25/2019
Cardinal Dolan to Attend Catholic Education Night At Dutchess Stadium

Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be attending Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium June 17. The evening invites students from Archdiocese of New York Catholic schools and parish religious education programs to participate in a number of events during a New York-Penn League baseball game between the Hudson Valley Renegades and Lowell Spinners. The Renegades are offering a special giveaway in honor of Cardinal Dolan's visit.

A special guest and an added giveaway will highlight the ninth annual Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill Monday, June 17. Cardinal Dolan is scheduled to attend the 7:05 p.m. …

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former New York Giants great Harry Carson will be honored at the 83rd CYO Club of Champio...
04/05/2019
Giants Great Carson Being Honored at Club of Champions Tribute Dinner

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former New York Giants great Harry Carson will be honored at the 83rd CYO Club of Champions Tribute dinner on June 6. Proceeds from the Catholic Charities of New York dinner will support CYO programs in the Archdiocese of New York. Read more about Carson and the upcoming dinner on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson will receive the John V. Mara Sportsman of the Year Award at the 83rd CYO Club of Champions Tribute dinner at the Unive…

Iona Preparatory School graduate Ty Jerome is leading the University of Virginia men's basketball team into next weekend...
04/01/2019
Iona Prep Grad Off to Final Four

Iona Preparatory School graduate Ty Jerome is leading the University of Virginia men's basketball team into next weekend's NCAA Final Four. Read more on his Final Four journey to Minneapolis on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Iona Prep graduate Ty Jerome is competing in the NCAA Final Four when he leads the University of Virginia men’s basketball team against Auburn University at 6:09 p.m. Saturday in Minneapolis.…

The March 28th issue of Catholic New York is now available in our easy to read e-edition format. digital.cny.org/Catholi...
03/29/2019
digital.cny.org

The March 28th issue of Catholic New York is now available in our easy to read e-edition format. digital.cny.org/Catholic-New-York-03282019-e-Edition/1/

Loung Ung shared her story of surviving the Cambodian genocide as a young child and coming to the United States with stu...
03/27/2019
Ursuline School Students Inspired by Global Symposium Speaker

Loung Ung shared her story of surviving the Cambodian genocide as a young child and coming to the United States with students at The Ursuline School in the Archdiocese of New York. The author, activist and screenplay writer spoke as part of the school's Global Education and Serviam Symposium. Read her story and how she inspired students.

Claire Queenan was overcome by emotion in reflecting back on the talk she just heard from author, activist and screenplay writer Loung Ung in the Tully Family Auditorium-Gymnasium at The Ursuline …

The pro-life movie “Uplanned,” based on the conversion story of a former Planned Parenthood clinic director who is n...
03/22/2019
Pro-Life Movie ‘Unplanned’ Carries Redemptive Theme

The pro-life movie “Uplanned,” based on the conversion story of a former Planned Parenthood clinic director who is now a pro-life activist, opens in theaters March 29.

The venue for a pre-screening of “Unplanned,” a pro-life movie about the conversion story of Abby Johnson, a former Texas Planned Parenthood clinic director who is now a pro-life activist, was apropos.

Students from 31 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York participated in the third annual Student Leadership Con...
03/19/2019
Student Conference Looks at How Media Climate Affects Catholics

Students from 31 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York participated in the third annual Student Leadership Conference at the Sheen Center. The conference looked at how the media climate affects Catholics. Read how students will read and watch the news differently after participating in the conference.

Isabella Acierno said she will read and watch news differently after attending the third annual Student Leadership Conference at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan March 8. The …

CYO New York crowned its archdiocese basketball champions. Check out the final scores and see who Cardinal Spellman is p...
03/18/2019
CYO Champions Crowned

CYO New York crowned its archdiocese basketball champions. Check out the final scores and see who Cardinal Spellman is playing in the state federation girls basketball championships on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Third grade boys: Sacred Heart (SI) 29, St. Catharine (Rockland) 26 Third grade girls: St. Charles (SI) 24, St. Paul (Rockland) 12 Fourth grade boys: OLSS (SI) 40, St. Gregory (Rockland) 26 Fourth …

“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. ...
03/15/2019
"Breakthrough" | Catholic New York

“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. Cardinal Dolan joined the film’s star Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us” fame. Also present were two priests of the archdiocese, Father Joseph Tierney, president of Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, and Father Brian McWeeney, director of ecumenical and interreligious affairs for the archdiocese, as well as producer DeVon Franklin and director Roxann Dawson. Photo: (c)Cindy Ord/Getty Images for The Sheen Center

“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. Cardinal Dolan joined the film’s star Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us” fame. …

Cardinal Dolan discussed Church issues such as the sex abuse scandal and abortion with college students from around the ...
03/15/2019
College Students Discuss Church Issues With Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan discussed Church issues such as the sex abuse scandal and abortion with college students from around the Archdiocese of New York at Rockland Community College. Read what Cardinal Dolan and the students had to say.

Students representing about 20 colleges listened to a 30-minute talk by Cardinal Dolan before he answered their questions at Rockland Community College’s Student Union building in Suffern Feb. …

The CHSAA boys and girls basketball state championships are this weekend with the championship games scheduled for Fordh...
03/08/2019
Varsity Boys Basketball Playoffs

The CHSAA boys and girls basketball state championships are this weekend with the championship games scheduled for Fordham University on Saturday and Sunday. Defending state federation champ Archbishop Stepinac High School will be among the schools competing from the Archdiocese of New York. Check out the tournament brackets on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

AA Division First round St. Peter’s 69, Archbishop Molloy 59 Second round Christ the King 63, Scanlan 62 Mount St. Michael 50, Holy Cross 40 Stepinac 91, St. Peter’s 80 Iona Prep 43, St…

Cardinal Spellman and Aquinas won high school girls basketball city championships on Tuesday night. Msgr. Scanlan plays ...
03/06/2019
CHSAA Girls Basketball Playoffs

Cardinal Spellman and Aquinas won high school girls basketball city championships on Tuesday night. Msgr. Scanlan plays for a city title tonight. All three Archdiocese of New York teams will be competing in the CHSAA state tournament this weekend. Check out the latest high school playoff news on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS Varsity B: Aquinas def. Cristo Rey Brooklyn Varsity A: Cardinal Spellman def. St. John’s Prep March 6 at St. Raymond Boys HS Varsity AA: Christ the King vs. Msgr. Scanlan, …

The Ursuline School's Lily Flynn claimed two state federation indoor track and field championships on Saturday. Read mor...
03/03/2019
Flynn Runs to State Crowns

The Ursuline School's Lily Flynn claimed two state federation indoor track and field championships on Saturday. Read more on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Lily Flynn of The Ursuline School took first place in the 1,000-meter run at the state federation indoor track and field championships at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island on Saturday.…

Fordham Prep took first place in the 200-yard medley relay at the state federation swimming and diving championships. A ...
03/03/2019
Fordham Relay Wins State Title

Fordham Prep took first place in the 200-yard medley relay at the state federation swimming and diving championships. A recap of the meet is on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Fordham Prep won the 200-yard medley relay to lead CHSAA swimmers and divers at the New York State Federation Championships at Nassau Aquatic Center in East Meadow on Saturday. Nicholas Torres, Jac…

Mount St. Michael was a second-round winner and plays Archdiocese of New York champion Cardinal Hayes High School in a C...
02/28/2019
Varsity Boys Basketball Playoffs

Mount St. Michael was a second-round winner and plays Archdiocese of New York champion Cardinal Hayes High School in a CHSAA boys basketball quarterfinal, one of four quarterfinals at Fordham University on Sunday. Iona Preparatory School and Archbishop Stepinac High School play second-round games tonight. Check out the latest CHSAA playoff brackets on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

AA Division First round St. Peter’s 69, Archbishop Molloy 59 Second round Christ the King 63, Scanlan 62 Mount St. Michael 50, Holy Cross 40 Feb. 28 at St. Raymond BQ No. 5 St. Francis vs. NY…

Because We Can Sports is giving special needs players on Staten Island the opportunity to participate in sports. This ye...
02/27/2019
Coaches Share Love for Sports With Special Needs Players on Staten Island

Because We Can Sports is giving special needs players on Staten Island the opportunity to participate in sports. This year, a two-team basketball league was started with the games being played between CYO games. Read how past and current CYO players are making a difference with special needs players on Staten Island.

Sal Fabozzi used his passion for basketball to create opportunities in athletics for young athletes with special needs by starting Because We Can Sports on Staten Island. “I love the expressions …

Cardinal Hayes High School won the Archdiocese of New York boys basketball title, and  wrestlers from Iona Preparatory S...
02/24/2019
Cardinal Hayes Wins Crown

Cardinal Hayes High School won the Archdiocese of New York boys basketball title, and wrestlers from Iona Preparatory School and Msgr. Farrell captured state championships. Read more on Catholic New York's sports blog -- Catholic Sports Scene.

Cardinal Hayes defeated St. Raymond, 86-65, to win the archdiocesan boys basketball tournament championship at Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx on Saturday. Joe Toussaint earned the game̵…

Cardinal Hayes and St. Raymond will be meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount St. Michael in the Bronx for the Archdiocese ...
02/20/2019
Archdiocesan Tournament

Cardinal Hayes and St. Raymond will be meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount St. Michael in the Bronx for the Archdiocese of New York boys basketball championship. Check out the brackets for the boys basketball tournaments on Catholic Sports Scene, Catholic New York's sports blog.

Here are the updated brackets for the Archdiocesan Boys Basketball Tournament: First round Stepinac 72, Msgr. Scanlan 59 Cardinal Hayes 68, St. Peter’s 59 Iona Prep 72, Mount St. Michael 58 S…

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