Career Opportunity with ArchCare for Registered Nurses

Join one of the largest and most dynamic Catholic health systems in the nation. ArchCare is hiring Registered Nurses to work day or night positions at Kittay House.   For more details and to apply, visit: HomeCare RN: Bronx, Full-Time HomeCare RN: Bronx, Part Time HomeCare RN: Bronx, Full-Time As a Registered Nurse, you will […]

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June 18, 2017 — Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

READINGS: Deuteronomy 8: 2–3; 14–16; Psalm 147; 1 Corinthians 10: 16–17; John 6: 51–58 It’s a typical Sunday at the 9:45 Mass in my local parish. On the worn, lived-in faces of the parish’s elders who often frequent this Mass, I see faith and hope and endurance. Moms and grandparents cradle sleeping infants; toddlers squirm […]

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Quinnipiac University to host, “The shores of Amerikay: How Archbishop John J. Hughes and the Sisters of Charity of New York met the needs of Ireland’s Famine refugees,” on June 21st

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will host, “The Shores of Amerikay: How Archbishop John J. Hughes and the Sisters of Charity of New York met the needs of Ireland’s Famine refugees, a presentation by Turlough McConnell,” on Wednesday, June 21, at 3 p.m. America’s Irish Famine immigrants were more likely than previous arrivals […]

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Charity Wisdom, Summer 2017

Summer, June–August, 2017 From centuries ago, the words of our founders still resound, full of wisdom and insight for today. Saints Elizabeth Ann Seton, Vincent de Paul, and Louise de Marillac invite us to deepen our relationships with Christ and hiss gift of the Holy Spirit, with those around us, especially those in need, with […]

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 — Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 

READINGS: Exodus 34: 4b–6, 8–9; Daniel 3: 52-55; 2 Corinthians 13: 11–13; John 3: 16–18  “How wonderful Your name in all the earth!” exclaims the psalmist about the living, awesome, tender mystery that we call God. The God whom our Christian tradition reveals as Triune is indeed a God of many names.  The Scriptures give […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Loretto John Meehan, SC

Sister Loretto John was a kind, compassionate and caring person and had a marvelous sense of humor. Sister Loretto John Meehan (Anna “Josie”) was born May 27, 1928 in Manhattan, one of four girls and one boy of Martin and Mary White Meehan. Josie attended Saint Paul’s School and Saint Jean Baptiste HS in Manhattan […]

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Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017

READINGS: Acts 2:1–11; Psalm 104; 1 Corinthians 12:3b–7, 12–13; John 20: 19–23 You hear it everywhere this time of year, from excited graduates and proud family members alike: “I can’t believe that four whole years have gone by!” Time always seems to be flying (whether or not you’re having fun).  Yet here we are, at […]

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“Wait for the Lord with courage; be stouthearted and wait for the Lord.” (Psalm 27:14)

May 28, 2017 — Reflection for Seventh Sunday of Easter

READING: Acts 1: 12-14; Psalm 27; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17: 1-11a As we begin today’s first reading from the Acts of the Apostles, we find the eleven disciples in Jerusalem in the upper room along with Mary and some other women and other disciples. The time between the Ascension and Pentecost is one of […]

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Ascension Thursday – May 25, 2017

READINGS: Acts 1: 1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1: 17-23; Matthew 28: 16-20 Today is the 40th day after Easter, the traditional date for celebrating the feast of the Ascension. In many dioceses, the Ascension is transferred to the 7th Sunday of Easter – next Sunday, May 28. Here in the Archdiocese of New York we […]

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