Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Mass at the first New York Catholic Youth Day.
– Jasmin TM Photography & Design, courtesy of Archdiocese of New York
The Archdiocese of New York held its first New York Catholic Youth Day on April 6 at the College of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale, N.Y.
With more than 1,500 youth and young adults present, the theme for the event was “Rejoice in the Lord Always,” from Philippians 4:4. The diocese held the event to recognize U.S. World Youth Day, typically held on the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Originally scheduled for November, it was rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy.
The day consisted of music, entertainment, workshops, adoration, confession and a food drive led by Catholic Charities. Featured guests included Father Agustino Torres and Father Stan Fortuna of the Franciscan Friars of the...READ MORE