Letters to the editor
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Re: “Second Avenue Subway Satisfies East Side Catholics” (CNY, Jan. 19), I believe the Second Avenue Subway likely only “satisfies” those whose affordable homes … more
The world would be an infinitely better place if people could understand and accept this basic concept. Suppose you were standing on a sandy beach stretching for miles, and on the tip of your finger … more
Considering the increasing awareness of racism that exists in our country today, there must be something individual parishes can do to bring about a greater understanding between the races. As a … more
I consider myself a good Catholic. I go to Mass each week and donate generously to causes promoted by the Church. Yet, I am castigated by other Catholics for supporting our President. It infuriates … 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
On Jan. 22, the Church celebrated a Day of Prayer for the Unborn Children. It is a day to especially be mindful of all those beautiful babies yet to be born. They are our future, and they are … more
George Weigel clearly shows his bias with this early sentence in his most recent column, “Electoral refuseniks who can not abide the verdict rendered on Nov. 8…” (CNY, March … more
I have attended St. Mary’s Church here on Grand Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan for 37 years. Msgr. Neil Connolly (Obituary, Page 33) was my priest for 28 of those years. … more
Thank you for sharing the news of the SOAR! Covid Rapid Response grant program with Catholic New York readers  (CNY, July 16). I want religious women and men to know that they can turn to SOAR! … more
Reading your recent article on the CYO cheerleading championships (CNY, March 30), I noticed a disturbing trend.  Some of the school uniforms seemed to have lost their Catholic identity. … more
I want to reflect on the joy at Holy Family Church in New Rochelle after this past weekend’s celebration of Pentecost. We were blessed to have a “birthday party” for the Church … more
Our family wants to thank you so much for your May 21 article about the priest volunteers for hospital and nursing home visits during Covid-19. Thanks to your article by Dan Pietrafesa, we knew … more
Regarding the Met exhibit and the Met Gala: I have not yet seen the exhibit but I look forward to attending it very soon. As for the Met Gala, because it was meant to be a fund-raiser for the … more
There were letters posted in your April 12 edition written in reply to Cardinal Dolan’s Wall Street Journal article about the Democratic Party.  One each seeming to list the good and … more
George Weigel’s column in CNY’s March 28 issue was titled “A Tale of Two Georges.” Weigel was referring to Cardinal Francis George, the former Archbishop of Chicago, who died in 2015, and to … more
What an enchanting article about Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey in Catholic New York (CNY, May 11).  In today’s world, I do not think Father Solanus would have prospered in an … more
Jesus Christ is the Ideal Priest who inspires many men to follow His Way, to preach His Word and offer His Body and Blood at each Mass. Some of those men falter along the way and become targets for … more
‘Fond Memories’ Thank you Brian T. Donnelly for bringing back loving and fond memories of Father James Ryan and Sacred Heart, Bayside (Letters, March 14). I too am an alumnus of Sacred Heart … more
In your May 12 issue, Dan Pietrafesa presented a laudable outline of the achievements of Vin Scully.  I was very pleased to read such a positive review of a man I have admired since I was a … more
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