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Jennifer Szweda Jordan | 05/22/17

A report on the Paulist Fathers Ordination Mass on May 20, 2017.

Fr. Kevin Devine, C.S.P. | 01/27/17

Paulist Fr. Kevin Devine remembers NYPD Det. Steven McDonald and his message of forgiveness.


We were saddened by the death of actress Florence Henderson, with whom multiple Paulist Fathers were acquainted.

Paulist Fathers Ordination Class of 1956

On May 3, 1956, 17 men were ordained priests at our mother church in NYC. It was the largest ordination class in our history.


When war was declared by the United States on April 6, 1917, the Paulits responded to support the war effort in several different ways. Paulists...

Nicholas M. McCreary | 07/20/14

Ecumenism is part of the Paulist life and mission. This was evident at a recreation of The World Parliament of Religions, held at the Palmer...

Stefani Manowski | 05/20/13

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Paul's College, we present photos from the 1913 cornerstone laying to the present.

Stefani Manowski | 05/20/13

The Paulist Fathers celebrated the 100th anniversary of St. Paul's College, the home of its formation program, from May 17-19, 2013.

Fr. Paul G. Robichaud | 01/20/12

“My earliest recollection are gustatory, not religious,” wrote John Elliot Ross. “I was sitting at a second story window of our house in Baltimore, eating...

Patrick J. McNamara and Clayton E. Jewett | 11/20/11

December 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, has always been a significant day for the community of Old St. Mary’s in San Francisco. This...

Tricia Pyne | 10/20/11

A. Hewit wrote to his sister on 24 September 1861: “The sentiment of loyal Americans, whether Catholics or not, is getting always more strong and...

Nicholas M. McCreary | 09/20/11

Music holds a central place in the church’s praise and reverence for God. It is therefore not a surprise to discover that for more then...