Letters to the editor
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I really enjoyed the article about Bishop Dominick Lagonegro’s retirement (CNY, Editor’s Report, July 5). One thing that was left out was his 1968-1969 transitional diaconate year at St. … more
In Paris, on Monday of Holy Week, a fire of historic proportions occurred. Many thought Notre Dame Cathedral might be destroyed completely. A day or two later, we found that was not the case. … more
In the 13th century, while the long period of construction proceeded in Paris on the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, a young, carefree man in Italy was struggling to elevate his life. A nearby … more
After all the beautiful services of Holy Week, leading up to the glorious celebration of Easter Sunday Mass, the following thought entered my mind: What would we ever do without Jesus? Although it … more
I applaud Catholic New York’s editorial opposing the Reproductive Health Act, which was signed into law on Jan. 22 (CNY, Jan. 17). Our government leaders have failed us in their duty to promote … more
I am immensely saddened and disgusted with Gov. Cuomo and those New York state legislators who hide behind women’s health issues and vote to accept abortion at any stage and make it a top priority … more
“New York, New York, a helluva town” are the catchy words of the popular New York anthem. Sadly, but truthfully, wouldn’t the words “New York, New York, what a hell-bent town” be more … more
Re: National Walkout Is Time of Prayer for Many Catholic Schools (CNY, March 15). The annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., is a deliberate public effort to call attention to and … more
We are greatly dismayed with our New York State Legislature and our Governor with the passage of the Reproductive Health Act. This comes on the heels of the changing of the name of the Malcolm Wilson … more
Re: George Weigel, “Parsing the T” (CNY, March 15). Weigel’s account of a mother bringing her daughter into the hair salon so the little girl’s doll could get a haircut … more
I was pleased to read the article in the Dec. 20 issue of Catholic New York about St. Patrick’s parish in Verplanck. Until his retirement, my uncle, Msgr. Daniel M. Dougherty, was the pastor there … more
All affected by the fire at the Con Ed station in Astoria, Queens, are in our thoughts and prayers. New York, please pray the Litany of St. Joseph every day and have a blessed New Year! Matthew … more
I’m appropriately reading Joe R. Struble’s letter to the editor the day before Mother’s Day (CNY, May 11), about St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s stained glass window of … more
Thank you for the new look and the increased number of articles in Spanish in the monthly Catolicó section. I appreciated the insert in the April 25 issue announcing the monthly Masses in St. … more
Reading the obituary of Sister Helen Francis Curnan, O.P., in your April 13 issue brought me back to my kindergarten or first grade classroom at St. Helena’s School in the Bronx, about … more
Whenever innocent life is violated and maimed by violence, a sacred bond is shattered, a covenant broken. Willful destruction of life is not in keeping with the Father’s divine … more
Sister M. Antonia Maguire, F.S.M.C. (Obituary, CNY, May 11) will be greatly missed by many who knew her. I met her in 2005 at Sing Sing. She offered two nights in the chapel, one to pray the … more
I wanted to praise the students at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale for raising needed supplies for the victims of the devastating hurricane in the Bahamas. I was so impressed with the … more
Upon reading of the death of Father Richard J. Neilson, many memories came into mind concerning his years serving the Archdiocese of New York in Manhattan. Father Neilson was known to be a … more
There appears to be some unrest with the concept of girls in Boy Scout units. (CNY, Oct. 26). This is not really new. There have been females in Scout units for years in Venture Crews, Explorers and … more
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