Letters to the editor
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I am a member of the Golden Eagles Senior Club at St. Augustine parish in Ossining. I would like to thank our club coordinators, Nancy Knight and Janice Paganelli, for their continued support during … more
Thank you for the advance coverage given to the Serra Club for our March 14 Day of Recollection at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie (CNY, Feb. 27). This weekend, I received six phone calls from … more
I read with special interest the article (CNY, May 21) about the 25 priests who had volunteered to live in isolation to be able to minister to the sick in hospitals and nursing homes during the … more
I read with great interest and pride about the John Cardinal O’Connor School in Irvington, which was highlighted in Catholic New York’s Jan. 30 edition. There are so many good, practicing … more
What makes my parish special? (CNY, Editor’s Report, Feb. 27). That’s easy. It’s the people. When time seems like such a hot commodity because there never seems to be enough to handle … more
Every day of the year is a day to celebrate life, not solely on the day of our birth, but every single day of the year. When God calls us to our eternal home, we will see our loved ones as well as … more
A critical moment has arrived for Catholic leadership to denounce the recent threat by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to close down a number of our churches, both Catholic and … more
More than 200,000 people in the United States have died from the Covid-19 virus. There have been more than 7 million cases of the coronavirus in the United States. I applaud the State of California … more
Each day we battle the human sickness of sin and to protect ourselves from this deadly affliction, we cover our mouths in masks of prayer and we wash our hands of imperfection by confessing our sins. … more
Just one clarification with this line in the letter “Not Up to Par” (CNY, Sept. 24). “…the huge NY Archdiocese ordained three or four priests this year —not one of whom grew up here...” … more
As we enter the 10th month of the Covid-19 pandemic, parents and caregivers continue to face challenges in childcare, homeschooling and disruptions of routines. This is a difficult time for adults, … more
I am watching Mass on the Internet coming from St. Patrick’s Cathedral. I really appreciate the Kyrie Eleison, Christe Eleison, Kyrie Eleison sequence, a reminder of the old Mass. The organ music … more
I am currently an inmate at Wallkill Correctional Facility. As a Catholic, I attend Mass at the prison every weekend and enjoy Father Francis Naccarato’s services. Father Naccarato was discussed in … more
I recently wrote to the New York City Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers about the decision of its She Built NYC arts program to reject the erection of a statue in honor of St. Frances … more
I am blessed to have grown up in a devout Roman Catholic family of 12 children. We said prayers each night that began with the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be. My siblings were born over a 14-year … more
I am sad, angry and disgusted with the recent closing of John C. Coleman Catholic High School in Ulster County, leaving one high school (Our Lady of Lourdes in Poughkeepsie) as the only remaining … more
I recently received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Though I had a mild fever after the second dose, it sure beats dying alone of Covid-19 in a hospital. I am very grateful to … more
My parents are subscribers to your publication and they were looking at the article in your most recent edition about the longest-married couples in the archdiocese. They weren’t aware that you … more
Visitors to St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan should be aware that the church they see is not the one Mother Seton knew. (CNY, Editor’s Report, Jan. 16). The present church was built around 1836, … more
Are we Catholic, or what? I’m not talking about the brand of Catholicism practiced by Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former Vice President Joseph Biden. I’m talking about the kind of … more
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