The Chancellery of the Archdiocese of New York
Required Announcement on Financial Integrity Hotline
The Archdiocese of New York is committed to safeguarding the stewardship of its people. As part of that effort, we periodically write to the Catholic community to advise them about whom they may contact and what steps they can take if they have suspicion of financial impropriety.
Annual Election of Lay Trustees for Parishes
Every year in June, we ask priests for help with the annual election of two lay trustees to serve their church. This is necessary to ensure that every parish corporation in the archdiocese is complying with the New York State Religious Corporation Law which offers many benefits.
Adult Faith Formation Office
Adult Confirmation Program
The Archdiocesan Adult Confirmation Program is designed for practicing adult (18+) Catholics seeking the sacrament of Confirmation, who have been baptized, have received their first Holy Communion, and have been educated in the Catholic faith through Catholic Schools or religious education programs.
The Archdiocesan Adult Confirmation Program will present an overview of the essentials of the Catholic faith. Through presentations, group discussion, reflection and prayer, the sessions will cover Sacred Scripture and Tradition, the Creed, prayer and spirituality, the Church, Catholic social teaching and the meaning of the sacrament of Confirmation.
Cathedral Prep Program
Cathedral Prep is a program for high school boys to explore the Catholic priesthood. Meet real priests and seminarians, ask questions, and explore New York from a Catholic perspective through pilgrimages and field trips.
Increased Offertory Program
To support parishes where collections have remained flat or have even declined, the Archdiocese of New York via its Parish Development Office is offering to partner with pastors to run an Increased Offertory Program (IOP).
Family Life Office
Active Parenting Workshop in Spanish
The Office of Family Life will be hosting a Training of Trainers Active Parenting Workshop for Family Life lay leaders and those interested in establishing or enhancing a parent’s ministry in the Spanish Language.
World Day for Grandparents and Elderly
The theme for the 2023 celebration selected by the Holy Father is “His mercy is from age to age” (Lk 1:50). Mark this important day in your parish in some special way.
St. Joseph’s Seminary
Fall 2023 Course Offerings
Youth Faith Formation Office
Major Event Dates from the Department of Youth Faith Formation
Click on the link below to see the list of major events sponsored by the Department of Youth Faith Formation or involving parish faith formation of young people and their families.
Opportunities for Formation for Catechists and Youth Ministry Team Members
Formation for catechists and youth ministry team members is free through the Archdiocese! Formation is available in English and Spanish. Here are the courses that are being offered in the coming weeks. Register at archny.org/archnylab.
August 1 – Methodology for Children’s Faith Formation (in person, New Paltz)
August 1- Methodology for Children’s Faith Formation (Zoom)
August 2 – Celebration of the Christian Mysteries (Zoom)
August 2 – Methodology for Children’s Faith Formation (in person, White Plains)
August 7 – Profession of Faith (Zoom)
August 16 – Celebration of the Christian Mysteries (in person, Bronx)
September 12 – Understanding the Apostles’ Creed (Zoom)
September 18 – Prayer and Spirituality (Zoom)