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One morning in late September 1981, I entered the newsroom of Catholic New York in Manhattan and walked to my desk. On top of it, and on top of every other desk, fresh from the press, lay the first … more
I read something long ago that always comes back to me at this time of year. It was a comment by an author; I don’t recall which one, but it might have been the English novelist and poet Thomas … more
A few days after the death of Queen Elizabeth II at age 96, I visited another nonagenarian, one whom I know very … more
Gathering newspapers one evening for recycling, I came upon an article I had saved to read when I had … more
Like many other Catholics, I subscribe to a monthly prayer book that contains the Order of… more
It started with the discovery last summer of an ornate, embroidered canopy in a closet in my parish … more
It’s springtime, and for many Catholics that means it’s the season for sacraments, especially first Communion. It’s a time of preparation and prayer, of observing beloved traditions and … more
A shadow lies over Easter this year, dimming, in a way, the light … more
This year’s Mardi Gras was a special day of celebration for me and for everyone at the two parishes in Larchmont. The pastor whom we share at my parish, St. Augustine’s, and SS. John and … more
This year’s Mardi Gras, just weeks ago, was a special day of celebration for me and for everyone at the two parishes in Larchmont. The pastor whom we share at my parish, St. Augustine’s, and SS. … more
I was listening to the radio one morning recently—it was a New York station—when I heard an announcement that caught my ear. It was directed toward persons who are addicted to gambling, but I saw … more
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