St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral

Protesting ‘Abortion Shaming’ at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Mott Street [PHOTOS]

Posted August 6, 2018 at 5:06 am

The grassroots New York City for Abortion Rights advocacy group held a protest outside the Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Little Italy early Saturday morning. While it wasn’t immediately evident why the historic house of worship was singled out, the group’s social media channels allege that the church organizes parishioners to “shame” and “intimidate” patients […]

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Walking Through the Catacombs of St. Patrick’s in Little Italy [PHOTOS]

Posted July 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

When walking around New York City, you can take in a whole different world if you just stop texting, get off Instagram, remove your Beats headphones and, instead, look up and down to notice the smaller details of the city: gargoyles carved into buildings, plaques set into sidewalks, mosaics wedged into odd places. But what […]

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The Sheep Are Now Grazing the Little Italy Churchyard

Posted September 7, 2017 at 5:00 am

It’s an annual Little Italy tradition. Importing sheep with the sole purpose of tending to the churchyard at the Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Think of it as nature’s landscaping crew (“lambscaping”?). The New York Times had the story last week, and reported that three ewes made the 110-mile trek from Sara Healy’s tiny farm in […]

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‘Archbishop Hughes Center’ Christened at Church-to-Condos Project on Prince Street

Last modified February 28, 2017 at 12:28 pm

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral School in Little Italy sold for $30.7 million in December 2013. The church cashed out its holdings – just one of five structures in the Old Cathedral complex – in order to finance upkeep and repairs on the others. Hamlin Ventures acquired the former orphanage/convent/parochial school and is currently converting into […]

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“RESIST” Sticker Vandal Arrested by Undercover Cops on Prince

Posted November 11, 2011 at 10:19 am

Note to self – don’t wheat-paste neighborhood road signs in the broad daylight.

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