Letters to the editor
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On behalf of St. Patrick’s School in Bedford, especially our seventh and eighth grade students, I want to publicly thank Father Christopher Argano, who spent a morning at the school, discussing the … more
I am writing concerning the recent Pew statistics (CNY, Oct. 24) regarding the belief in the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist. If anyone in our Church is wondering why Mass attendance is at … more
With respect to the three letters to the editor that appeared in Catholic New York’s Aug. 30 issue, it should be noted that it is not supposed to be the function of a newspaper to condemn or … more
We visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral several times each year, and yesterday was one of those times. I read the Cardinal’s column (CNY, Dec. 22), which reflected upon his youth and a … more
Some friends are temporary. Some are work friends. Some are good-time pals. But there is another kind of friend, more rare and precious. These are the friends chosen and ordained by God to … more
I wish someone could adequately explain to this average parishioner (me) why our 2,000-year-old Church is in such a rush nowadays. I suspect that it is simply a sign of the times—an … more
The “Harvest of the Soul” by Claudia McDonnell (CNY, Sept. 27) was really wonderful. I agree with her in so many ways. The hot summer days make you wish for cooler weather. Fall makes things new … more
Re: the column “After Berlin Attack, German Catholics Unite in Prayer” (CNY, Dec. 22). I dropped in at a church on Dec. 26, St. Stephen’s Day, which was when the “German … more
Re: the Oct. 26 Letter to the Editor, “Too Long to Belong.” As a convert and an RCIA coordinator, I have often received astonishment regarding the time commitment required for … more
Thank you for the great columns on Anne Buckley’s life (CNY, May 9 and 23). She wrote the first Catholic New York article about St. Francis Home, the first maternity home Father Benedict Groeschel, … more
I was appalled by Mr. Crowe’s letter (CNY, Oct. 26) describing the difficulty of the conversion process to become a Catholic. I have no reason to doubt the accuracy of his story, and if it is … more
Thank you for accentuating positive news in Catholic New York and for the associated editorial celebrating the recent ordinations in the archdiocese (CNY, May 23). The edition’s format speaks … more
A very different prayer, the “Our Father,” begins like no other. The first four words, between Our Creator and His creations to His imperfect children, offer a relationship, an invitation … more
George Weigel’s article “On the Composting of Thee and Me” (CNY, May 23) was thought-provoking, but it missed a major point: True, the human body will die and turn to dust, but the soul will … more
John Woods’ column about ArchCare (CNY, July 6), the prayers that hopefully go answered toward the Republicans bringing forth a new health care plan, is timely and necessary. As one who … more
Like many others, I am extremely disturbed by the recent news of sexual abuse occurring within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania and New York. However, I cannot say that I am entirely surprised by … more
Accuracy in editorializing is important. The Feb. 16 issue of CNY states that “...including five on Staten Island” in reference to the number of recent immigrant … more
St. Mary’s Church in Wappingers Falls loves its priests and prays for them daily. We pray for the following:  Father James Cruz, who came from New York City, made some excellent … more
Re: Msgr. Kevin Nelan’s article entitled “Why Am I Celibate?” (CNY, Nov. 22). After reading Catholic New York and its predecessor, the Catholic News, for decades, I nominate this article as … more
When Catholics or any Christian protest the liberal acts of our Church hierarchy regarding caring for the less fortunate, they sometimes preach to us the parable of the Good Samaritan. What these … more
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