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Puedo compartir una historia del velorio de Mamá que podría ayudarnos apreciar y comprender mejor el significado de los eventos sagrados que observamos en esta Semana Santa? Fue de ayuda para mí. … more
If a man from Mars had landed in New York these last few weeks, he’d likely have concluded that there were only two items in the $220 billion state budget signed April 9 by Gov. Kathy … more
With Lent turning toward Holy Week and Easter, this is a time of year many people like to take up some spiritual reading. I would like to suggest “On Second Thoughts: A Book of Stories” by Father … more
We are nearing the end of our 40-day pilgrimage through Lent, but the truth is that we are on a pilgrimage that never ends. Our entire spiritual life is pilgrimage, and while our destination (eternal … more
Matt Martinusen lost his job at a precarious time. He was the sole breadwinner, and his wife, Lisa, a stay-at-home mom, had just had their third baby. The non-profit Matt had been working for was … more
Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam called Thomas More “omnium horarum homo,” Latin for “a man ready for whatever may come,” or … more
Can I share a story from Mom’s wake which might help us appreciate and understand better the meaning of the sacred events we observe this Holy Week? It sure helped me. So, in the midst of the … more
La invasión de Rusia a Ucrania vuelve a poner en debate la cuestión de si puede justificarse alguna “intervención militar” en contra de otro país, bajo el argumento de la “seguridad … more
With the observance of Palm Sunday this weekend, Catholics around the world will enter Holy Week, the most sacred time in the Church’s liturgical calendar. It commemorates the final week of … more
This is a true story. Michael had a younger brother named Roy, who was a medical doctor. On the day of Roy’s 40th birthday, his wife, Rachel, called Michael with an urgent plea. This is a … more
“My family—sisters Deb and Lisa, brothers Bob and Pat, plus numerous nieces and nephews—and I, are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of sympathy, support, and prayers following … more
The war in Ukraine, which started a week before Lent began, is very much on everybody’s minds, whether you live in New York, Poland or Argentina. In our interconnected world, it becomes … more
If you’ve not been in the Vatican basilica on Feb. 22, the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, by all means put that on your bucket list. Not only is that the day when the statue of the Prince of … 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
En el Documento Preparatorio para el Sínodo (2021) se dice que la Iglesia es “constitutivamente” sinodal. Se recoge una cita de san Juan Crisóstomo: “Iglesia y … more
“¡Vuelve a mí con todo tu corazón!”        Esa exhortación, del Señor a Su Pueblo Elegido de Israel, resuena a lo largo … more
How should Catholics demonstrate their faith as they engage with the wider community and the world? How do we want others to see us and our Church? How do we live as Christians in the 21st … more
How do you respond when someone asks you, “What are you doing for Lent?” Perhaps, “Oh, I’m going to give up candy,” or “I’m going to give up TV one or two … more
Cardinal Dolan's column (CNY, Feb. 24) on the first 30 years of Our Lord's life teaches valuable lessons about the Gospels’ sparse information on this topic, using enlightened inference and the … more
The people of Ukraine and their young president, Volodymyr Zelensky, have shown the world what courage and heroism look like. We’re marveling at their gutsy stance, standing up to Ukraine’s … more
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