The Pilgrim's Journey

Cardinal Dolan Among Concerned Bishops Who Wrote Pope about Synod

Richard SontagLast Updated: October 15th, 2015Church News

(CNA, by Ann Schneible)  New York’s archbishop is listed among the signatories in a letter last week to Pope Francis over whether this year’s Synod on the Family lacked the “openness and genuine collegiality” needed to accomplish its purpose, it was revealed Monday. In the letter dated Oct. 5, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and the other prelates … Read More

Cardinal Dolan summarizes Tekton Ministries’ mission and vision at Our Lady of Knock during his Ireland Pilgrimage

Richard SontagLast Updated: August 13th, 2015Ireland, New Evangelization

Cardinal Dolan posted to his blog: “This comes to you from the Shrine of Knock, in Ireland, on a pilgrimage with 150 others from the archdiocese and elsewhere.  It was here, on August 23, 1879, that our Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, St. John the Evangelist, and the “Lamb of God” appeared to dozens of stunned, … Read More

Archdiocese of NY introduces MA for lay people, preparing them for parish management

R RLast Updated: March 18th, 2015Church News

An agreement has been signed with Villanova University for a two-year course aimed at freeing priests for pastoral service. (Vatican Insider, Marco Tosatti) Freeing priests from administrative duties in parishes so they can spend more of their time concentrating on pastoral care: this is the philosophy behind a new initiative introduced by the Archdiocese of New … Read More