Dorothy Day

Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, Catholic Charities of New York highlights the life and work of Dorothy Day. Nominated for sainthood by John Cardinal O’Connor 20 years ago and lauded by Pope Francis in 2015, Dorothy Day served the poor and homeless while she promoted women’s suffrage, pacifism, and worker’s rights.

Head Start Children from Catholic Charities’ Cardinal McCloskey Spend Day with Cardinal

The school children of the Monsignor Boyle Head Start program donned festive handmade hats depicting an assortment of farm animals as they performed songs for their special visitors -- His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities New York.

Catholic Charities of New York Ranks as NYC’s Best Affordable Housing Options for Women

Looking for temporary affordable housing in New York City? The New York Post featured 9 affordable housing options for women – and 6 of the beautifully appointed residences are operated by Catholic Charities Agencies. Today, 6 religious orders continue to run these residences and most have between 80 and 150 women as their guests.

Looking to Volunteer this Spring? Catholic Charities of New York has you Covered

When it comes to volunteering, you name it; we’ve got it here at Catholic Charities. From mentoring children to helping the elderly and from Staten Island to Sullivan County we offer dozens of ways to hone your skills and boost your resume.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Women in Sports and an RCIA Candidate’s Lenten Journey

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan highlights Women’s History Month along with a Lenten journey. Pam Wheeler shares a bit about her role in the formation of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association. Vito Rinaldi III shares his experiences as an RCIA Candidate as he journeys through Lent.

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Best Way in New York City to Celebrate International Women’s Month

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We’ve got the best way in New York City to celebrate International Women’s Month – and we know you’re looking!  Meet two once-struggling New...

Pintsize Carolers Serenade Cardinal Dolan

Visit to Cardinal McCloskey Marks First Stop in Cardinal’s Lenten Tour

Pintsize carolers wearing their own handmade paper hats reminiscent of chickens…ducks?...well, some farm animal, hard...

Honoring Catholic Relief Service Workers Who Died in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Special Salute from Tom Dobbins, Catholic Charities’ John F. Hurley Honoree

A huge shout out to Catholic Charities Justice and Peace Coordinator, Tom Dobbins, for his well-deserved honor,...

Best Way to Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in New York

Irish Dancing, Music, Language and More!

We’ve got the best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 and every day with an Irish flair!  Check out our Catholic Charities affiliate Aisling...

Inside “SOMOS,” a NY Gathering to Empower the Hispanic Community

“Focused on the Advancement of Our People”: Larissa Story Shares Her Perspective

Larissa Story, 3rd from left, with fellow CCNY staff

Presenting on panels, mingling with legislators and...

Best Spring Volunteer Opportunities in New York

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The sun’s shining, days are longer and we’re itching for great volunteer opportunities here in New York. Well, when it comes to volunteering, you name it; we’ve got it...

Solar Panels & Team Work Bring Light to Puerto Rico

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Responding to government delays that have left Puerto Ricans still reeling from the category 5 Hurricane Maria storm that hit this U.S. territory back in...

Dorothy Day: Our #1 Women’s History Month Nominee

Insider’s Peak from Person Guiding Her Canonization

Ever since John Cardinal O’Connor nominated Dorothy Day for sainthood nearly 20 years ago, George Horton has worked with Msgr. Gregory...

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Introduces Harlem High School Students to Top Black Colleges

Successful Role Models Mentor Teens

Escorted by Omega Psi Phi fraternity members along with sorority members of other African American Greek-letter organizations, 55 high school juniors...

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