Adult Faith Formation

ChristLife: Following Christ

The second level of the Christlife program, for graduates of Discovering Christ. Weekly sessions begin the week September 13 via Zoom. Varying days/times are available.  Register at

ChristLife: Following Christ A new round of Discovering Christ sessions start mid to late October. Details TBA at

Getting the Most Out of Formed A Zoom workshop on how to use the Formed online platform and the video series The Search. Dates and details TBA at

Young Adult Outreach

Young Adult Mass

October 2 | November 4 | December 8 | January 6 | 7:30 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Holy Hour and Confessions 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

Visit the CatholicNYC Facebook page to stay connected.

CatholicNYC Presents: Dr. Edward Sri

Thursday, September 24 | 7:30 p.m.

CatholicNYC Facebook Live

We are happy to welcome back world-renowned speaker Dr. Edward Sri for a talk on the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Zoom social to follow.

For more information, please visit

Love & Responsibility Autumn: “Engendered Love: Getting to the Heart of Gender” by Damon Owens

Monday, September 28 | 7:30 p.m.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 414 E. 14th Street, New York City

We are happy to welcome back world-renowned speaker Damon Owens. RSVP is necessary.

For information, email [email protected].

Monthly CatholicNYC Holy Hour 

Wednesdays, October 14 | November 11 | December 9 | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Church, Greenwich Village

Confessions are available. For more info, email: [email protected]

Love & Responsibility Autumn: “Catholic Voting” with Ed Mechmann and Alexis Carra

Tuesday, October 20 | 7:30 p.m.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 414 E. 14th Street, New York City

A discussion of key principles from the USCCB’s Faithful Citizenship document. RSVP is necessary. For more information, mail [email protected].

CatholicNYC Presents: “The Rosary” with Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

Monday, October 26 | 7:30 p.m.

CatholicNYC Facebook Live

CatholicNYC Small Group: 33 Days to Morning Glory

Tuesday nights | 7:30 p.m.

Via Zoom

Join us for weekly small group prayer with Fr. Michael Gaitley’s 33 Days to Morning Glory! Attend one session or the whole series.

Please register here. For questions, email [email protected].

CatholicNYC Small Group: Divine Mercy

Thursday nights | 7:30 p.m.

Via Zoom

Join us for a weekly small group discussing Divine Mercy: The Second Greatest Story Ever Told! Please register here.

For questions, email [email protected].

Hispanic Ministry

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Marian Celebrations and Special Masses:

Mass in honor of Our Lady of the Cisne (Ecuador)

Sunday, September 27 |4 p.m.

Hispanidad Mass (All Nations)

Sunday, October 4 | 4 p.m.

Brotherhood of Our Lord of Miracles Celebration (Peru)

Sunday, October 18 | 4 p.m.

Mass in honor of the Divine Child (Colombia)

Sunday, November 1st, 2020 4 p.m.

Mass in honor of Our Lady of Providence (Puerto Rico)

Sunday, November 15 | 4 p.m.

Mass in honor of La Purisima – Immaculate Conception (Nicaragua)

Sunday, December 6 | 4 p.m.

Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico)

Saturday, December 12 | Youth Mass, 10 a.m.; Family Mass, 7p.m. (tentative times)

Mass in honor of Our Lady of Nube (Ecuador)

Sunday, December 13 |4 p.m.

Please visit for further details and possible schedule changes.

Respect Life Office

40 Days for Life

September 23-November 1

40 days of prayer and peaceful vigil at abortion facilities throughout the archdiocese.

For information about participating at one of the seven vigil locations, visit our website:

Life Chain

October 4 (Respect Life Sunday)

Pray and witness to the sanctity of life.

To find a participating parish near you:

Feminine Genius Virtual Workshop

Date tba, November 2020

The virtual edition of our popular brunch series. Be inspired to share your God-given gifts as a woman!

For more information, contact: [email protected]

National Night of Prayer for Life

December 8

Prayer vigil for life at parishes throughout the archdiocese.

For more information:

Advent Day of Reflection

December 12                                   

An online day-retreat during the grace-filled season of Advent.

For more information contact: [email protected]



Annual Prayer Vigil for Life

Friday, January 22

Tentatively scheduled. Details to come.

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March for Life

Friday, January 29

Stay up-to-date on information regarding the March for Life and surrounding events by visiting

Sheen Center

Our fall 2020 offerings will consist of virtual events. Right now, the lineup of faith-focused programming is being finalized and will be announced soon. The tentative slate includes topical talks and returning favorites like our annual Justice Film Festival, this year fully online. Please check our website for updates.

Family Life

Marriage Prep and Virtual Pre-Canas

Scheduled continuously.  Visit and after meeting with your priest/deacon, choose Register/Login to view available dates and register for a virtual Pre-Cana:

Emmaus Retreats for Grieving Parents via Zoom 

In response to the cancellation of in-person Emmaus retreats, live, online Emmaus retreats are now being offered. The Zoom retreats are very similar to the in-person retreats: they include prayer services, a reflection from a spiritual leader, and conversation with other parents.  As always, the emphasis will be on the spirituality of the grieving process for parents.

To register and for more information, email [email protected].


Webinar: How to Add Antiphons and Other Proper Chants to Your Parish Sunday Mass

September 21 | 7:30-9 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka, DMA

Cost: $15


Since the return to public worship following the onset of the, many parishes have chosen to avoid hymns in an effort to reduce the amount of congregational singing. This online seminar will discuss introducing simple antiphons and other proper chants, which can be sung in place of hymns at your parish’s Sunday Mass.

Music During the Pandemic: Archdiocesan Musician Online Roundtable

October 15 | 7-8:30 p.m.

Presenters: Members of the Archdiocesan Music Commission

Cost: $15


A discussion of musicians’ experiences providing sung liturgy during this time of returning to public worship. Topics to be explored will include the latest scientific findings on singing and the transmission of Covid-19 virus, a reflection on the experience of implementing the archdiocesan guidelines on sacred music and a sharing of best practices.

Contemporary Questions About the Anointing of the Sick

November 21 | 10-11:30 a.m.

Presenter: Fr. Matthew Ernest, STD, director of the archdiocesan Liturgy Office


During the current pandemic, the anointing of the sick has taken on a renewed focus amongst Catholics. This webinar will review the Catholic teaching on the sacrament and discuss recent developments and clarifications concerning its celebration.


ArchCare Virtual Gala: A Toast to ArchCare’s Heathcare Heroes

Thursday, October 22 | time tba

A live celebration of ArchCare’s frontline heroes, featuring Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan and the New York Tenors, hosted by Rosanna Scotto and chaired by Cardinal Dolan. Although we not able to gather in person, we are still coming together virtually to salute the health-care heroes and help meet this increased need for ArchCare’s quality care and services.

For more information, contact [email protected]