April 9: Solemnity of the Annunciation

Since Palm Sunday falls on March 25 this year, the Solemnity of the Annunciation is transferred to the Monday following the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday). The Mass texts for the Second Sunday of Easter should be used at evening Masses on April...

Archdiocesan Hymn Festival – April 16

Parish musicians are invited to attend a one-day festival of music on April 16, from 7:00-8:30pm, at Saint Joseph’s Church in Somers. Join fellow musicians from around the archdiocese in discovering and singing the “hidden gems” of Catholic hymnody...

Summer Courses in Sacred Music

Clergy, religious, and lay faithful are invited to attend two courses on sacred music this summer at Saint Joseph’s Seminary. Principles of Sacred Music will be taught in a “hybrid” format, with an online component taking place from June 4-July 22...

Archdiocesan Distribution of Holy Oils

In the Archdiocese of New York, the distribution of Holy Oils during Holy Week will take place according to the following schedule: At Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Six-ounce bottles of Holy Oils will be prepared and distributed by the seminarians to clergy and...