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September 20 | Interfaith Prayer Service | Hispanic Ministry Office 

In commemoration of National Migration Week, the Archdiocese of New York and its various offices will be hosting an interfaith prayer.

Free Online over Zoom: English and Spanish Tracks Available

For more information and to register:

September 23 – Sun Sept 25 | Worldwide Marriage Encounter | Family Life Office

Worldwide Marriage Encounter ( offers an opportunity to learn from couples who are willing to share their personal journeys and tools for reclaiming the spark and living in love together. Even when a marriage is going smoothly, there are always opportunities to make it work better. Just as driving a car without routine maintenance can lead to problems, your marriage* needs attention to stay on track. The Marriage Encounter experience is a skill-building enrichment where together, you can learn to be the best, most loving and thriving couple you can be. Make the time to come closer together and learn the tools to keep nurturing your love. *Faithful to the Roman Catholic Church’s definition that marriage is a covenant that exists between one man and one woman, any reference to “marriage” or “couple” made by Worldwide Marriage Encounter is in this context.

September 29 | World Youth Day Meet & Greet | Young Adult Outreach Office 

October 3-6 | Annual Pastors Week | Vicar for Clergy 

Thankfully we can return to the annual Pastors’ Week, which will be at The Breakers Hotel in Spring Lake, New Jersey from Monday afternoon, 3rd October to Thursday midday, 6th October.

To reserve a place at this year’s conference, please return the enclosed registration form either by email or regular mail by 10th September.

October 5, October 12 | Bereavement Facilitator Training | Family Life Office 

A virtual Facilitator Training for parish leaders to support parish bereavement support groups will be held on two Wednesdays, October 5 and October 12 from 9:30am – 1:00pm, or 5:30pm – 8:30pm (depending on time availability of lay leaders). Participants must attend both sessions to receive certification, and Pastor approval is required.   All participants will be asked to submit their pastor’s recommendation before attending this training.  For more information and a pastor approval form, or to register, contact Vincent DaSilva at 646-794-3168 or email:  [email protected]. 

October 7 | Retirement Ballot | Presbyteral Council for the Retired Priests of the Archdiocese of New York 

Retired priests of the Archdiocese are asked to vote for one among their ranks to represent them for a three-year term. The member receiving the largest number of votes will be asked for his acceptance. If the position is turned down, the offer will go to the candidate receiving the next highest number of votes.


October 11 | Eucharistic Procession Through NYC | Napa Institute

October 16 | Young Adults Catholic Arts Conference | Young Adult Outreach Office 

Join Catholic Young Adults of the Hudson Valley, Catholic Rock West and Catholic Young Artists of
the Hudson Valley for a Catholic arts conference for young adults 18 years of age to 39 years old. The
theme for this year’s Beauty Ever Ancient will be “The Holy Spirit: The Wisdom and Creativity of
God”. For more information email: [email protected].

October 20 | Bioethics: A Christian Moral Vision | St. Joseph’s Seminary 

October 20 | The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner | Development Office

Each new season brings new beginnings. As we enjoy the waning days of summer we look to the fall and the hope that it brings to our hearts.

Here at the Archdiocese, we know that fall means The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner. On October 20, 2022, at Park Avenue Armory, we will gather to celebrate “Seven Decades and Seven Years of Hope.”

This year, we are delighted that Peggy Noonan, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal will be our keynote speaker. Peter T. Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg LLP will receive the Happy Warrior Award and Rosanna Scotto of FOX will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.

October 20 | Spirituality Day | Office of the Superintendent of Schools

On October 20, 2022, the Office of the Superintendent of Schools will host its first in-person Spirituality Day for all teachers and principals of the Archdiocese of New York since 2019. We are exceedingly thankful and blessed to gather as a community of educators and begin the 2022 -2023 school year, this year of the Eucharistic Revival, celebrating the very source and summit of
our faith- Jesus’ absolute and irrefutable presence in the Eucharist.

October 29 | All-Day Emmaus Ministry Retreats | Family Life Office 

*Additional events and materials are included under the November and December events below*

November 2 | All Souls Day Mass with Cardinal Dolan | Calvary and Allied Cemetery 

Main Celebrant & Homilist His Eminence

Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan Archbishop of New York

November 7 | Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund Awards Dinner | Black Ministry Office 

November 12 | RCIA Forum | Adult Faith Formation Office

Presented by the Archdiocese of New York in partnership with Liturgy Training Publications (LTP)

Sponsored by the Liturgy and Adult Faith Formation Offices

8am – 4pm

St. Joseph’s Seminary

Yonkers, New York

The Forum on the Catechumenate for Christian Ministers will offer an opportunity to learn from experts in the field some of the wisdom gathered from years of experience and study.

Participants will be able to attend multiple workshops on the catechumenate covering issues dealing with the children’s and the adult catechumenate as well as other pastoral and liturgical issues.

November 19 | Organfest! | St. Joseph’s Seminary 


November 19-20 | Global Celebration of Young People | Youth Faith Formation Office 

November 19 | All-Day Emmaus Ministry Retreats | Family Life Office 

December 3 | Emmaus 5-Hour Virtual Retreat  | Family Life Office 

February 2-11, 2023 | Priest Retreat to the Holy Land | Archdiocese of New York

My brother priests:

Our last pilgrimage to Portugal and Spain in February 2019 seems like a distant memory. Little did we know that one year later the world would be facing a pandemic and we would take on unimaginable challenges to our priestly ministry. But we persevered through several months of lockdown doing whatever was humanly possible, and not without divine asistance, to maintain a connectedness to our parishes and communities. In the wake of so much suffering and difficulties, I’d like to think Jesus is inviting us, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” Recall that it was also in the Holy Land where the Lord would often withdraw from the work of His Father for some peace and solitude. I hope we might do the same.

Fraternally in Christ,

Timothy Cardinal Dolan

July 3, 2023 | New York Catholic Bible Summit | Adult Faith Formation Office

Planning is underway for our next biennial  New York Catholic Bible Summit. Save the Date 6-3-2023.

July 30-August 7, 2023 | World Youth Day | Young Adult Outreach Office 

October 7 | ManUp New York | Adult Faith Formation Office

Planning is underway for our next biennial Man Up New York conference with His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Scott Hahn. Save the Date 10-7-2023.