Letters to the editor
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While stuck in self-quarantine, I attended a virtual celebration of the Mass today led by my pastor, Father Robert Dillon, I realized how much I truly love my parish. I am proud to belong to St. … more
George R. Hopkins’ criticisms of the directions we have taken as a nation, on certain issues, which are counter to the original intent of the Declaration of Independence, and I will add the … more
It started March 14, when my pastor suggested I keep a journal on the pandemic. On March 17, I saw the environment and ecology begin to recover from stress as the air became fragrant, and birds … more
Earlier this year, Catholic New York published some nice articles on art and Church history. I greatly enjoyed them, however, this appears to have been written because there was a special art … more
When Jesus tells people in the Gospel of St. John, “The Man who comes to me, I will not turn away,” I wonder if he refers to situations like this. Donald Trump became the first President to … more
Recently, I read about a person asking for prayers for her daughter’s family on Facebook. This was my response: “You and others all over have my prayer. God opens a door just when you don’t … more
My husband and I, along with three other couples from St. Joachim-St. John Church in Beacon wanted to thank Cardinal Dolan and all involved who made the Mass for 50th anniversary couples at St. … more
I am appalled that President Trump was allowed to speak at the March for Life. This man has a history of disrespecting women, separating children from their families, demonizing people in developing … more
The Easter issue of Catholic New York touched my heart. It felt like family. Cardinal Dolan validated our truth. “We’re apprehensive. We’re anxious. We’re alone.” The entire issue … more
In CNY’s June 6 issue, Mary DeTurris Poust concludes her column by citing Dostoevsky: “Beauty will save the world.” And in Garan Santicola’s column, an image of one of Tolkien’s beautiful … more
I would like to congratulate and thank Claudia McDonnell for her column in the Jan. 30 issue of Catholic New York. I hope every Catholic church will reprint the article and insert it in the church … more
Receiving a high school diploma is always well worth the time and effort that goes into obtaining it. It is a moment in life to remember. I am now a senior citizen, and I will always remember … more
I was surprised to see only negative letters in your placement of the attack on our sacred halls at the Capitol. Our proven voting system was viciously attacked. This great tragedy resulted and … more
I was incredulous at your choice of letters to publish in the Jan. 28 issue. One took exception that the reporting of the violence of the few in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol besmirched … more
Attendance at Mass has been in steady decline. So, how can the Church improve attendance? Parishes should pay more attention to those who faithfully attend Mass. Worry less about empty pews, for … more
Many of my fellow Catholic laity, and I am sure many of our priests, are watching how cleverly the liberal media and their legions of activists attempt to paralyze our Church leaders by injecting the … more
I was a little surprised by the reaction in the letters column in the Jan. 28 edition to your Jan. 14 cover story on the riot by pro-Trump supporters in the Capitol on Jan. 6 in which five people … more
Re: “Informed Voting” letter from Joseph Perri (CNY, Feb. 28). Why, indeed, do people continue to vote for Democrats when they disagree with the party’s stance on abortion and the gay … more
I read George Weigel’s “On the Composting of Thee and Me” (CNY, May 23) with dismay. He comes across as smug, self righteous and dismissive. In an epoch when the world’s poorest are suffering … more
Re: Editorial on McCarrick Report (CNY, Nov. 19) Granted, it is very easy to draw conclusions and point fingers after the facts have been presented—as Monday-morning quarterbacks do. However, my … more
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