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Sister Camille D'Arienzo

Sister Camille D’Arienzo Celebrates 40 Years On-Air With 1010 WINS

This Thursday, I’ll join the many who’ll give thanks for all that gives meaning and joy to our lives. On that day, Nov. 28, I’ll also be celebrating my 40th anniversary as this station’s Catholic commentator.

11/28/2013

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, N.Y. (credit: kennedycatholic.org)

Stories From Main Street: Reflecting On The 35th President At JFK Catholic High School In Somers

There are portraits of JFK in the library, the office and the hallways of the Westchester County high school.

11/18/2013

Pope John Paul II (file / credit: JEAN-CLAUDE DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Catholics React To Pope John Paul II Being Cleared For Sainthood

Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.

07/05/2013

Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

St. Patrick's Cathedral - June 13, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Workers Removing Scaffolds From Spires At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Decades of dingy grime have been gently erased from the stately twin spires of the cathedral. You can now see the top of the north spire, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported Thursday morning.

06/13/2013

Rev. Edgar M. da Cunha (file / credit: Catholic Education Foundation)

Newark Archbishop Appoints New Deputy In Wake Of Abuse Case

The archbishop of Newark has appointed a new top deputy to replace the administrator who stepped down last month in the wake of a scandal involving a former priest.

06/07/2013

A rainbow over St. Edward the Confessor School in Syosset, N.Y. (file / credit: St. Edward the Confessor)

Five Schools Get Reprieve From Rockville Centre Diocese

There is some good news for a handful of Long Island Catholic schools. They will be open next school year.

05/28/2013

Michael Fugee in court on May 21, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Held On $25,000 Bail In New Jersey

The Rev. Michael Fugee, 52, traded in his collar for an orange prison jumpsuit, handcuffs and shackles during his brief court appearance in Bergen County on Tuesday morning, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported.

05/21/2013

Mother Mary Alphonsa, up for sainthood by the Vatican. (credit: CBS 2)

Founder Of Westchester Religious Order Up For Possible Sainthood By Vatican

In 1901, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, daughter of author Nathaniel Hawthorne, founded the Dominican Order of St. Rose of Lima and moved her work to Rosary Hill in Hawthorne.

05/16/2013

Pope Francis Cookie from Artuso Pastry Shop in the Bronx (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Pope Francis Inspires Bronx Baker To Give Away Special Cookies For Free

Joseph Artuso crafted a sugary salute to the Holy Father – an image of Pope Francis printed with food coloring ink on sugar paper atop a black and white cookie.

03/15/2013

Pope Francis addresses the crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City - March 13, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Westchester Catholics Celebrate Election Of New Pope

Excitement and curiosity filled the hearts of Catholics attending morning Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Port Chester.

03/14/2013

Pope Francis addresses the crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City - March 13, 2013 (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Long Island Catholics Welcome New Pope Francis

Long Island Catholics are celebrating the new Pope Francis with prayer at the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

03/14/2013

Cardinal Edward Egan in Vatican City - March 4, 2013 (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Cardinal Edward Egan Outlines Five Qualifications For New Pope

He said that while the times certainly dictate what is needed in the leader of the Catholic church, there are what he called “five basic qualities” that they should look for.

03/13/2013

Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from a balcony upon arrival in Castel Gandolfo on February 28, 2013.   (Photo: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI Becomes 1st Pontiff In 600 Years To Resign

The Swiss Guards standing at attention in Castel Gandolfo shut the gates of the palazzo shortly after 8 p.m. local time Thursday, symbolically closing the doors on a papacy whose legacy will be most marked by the way it ended.

02/28/2013

Pope Benedict XVI before the faithful at St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers - Apr. 19, 2008 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

N.Y. Archdiocese Remembers Pope Benedict XVI’s Visit To Yonkers Seminary

With the Pope set to retire on Thursday, people around the world are sharing their memories of Benedict XVI’s time as head of the Catholic church, including those here in the New York City area.

02/27/2013

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