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The lead-up to Valentine’s Day is always a time to focus on the trappings of love and romance— the flowers, the chocolates, the candlelight dinners. It’s probably more than coincidental, … more
The Synod listening sessions to take place during Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2, were initially planned for five regional sites across the archdiocese. Then the deans of the … more
Back when my husband, Dennis, and I were teaching a two-year confirmation prep program at our parish in upstate New York, I wrote a column saying that when I looked out at my students, I saw what I … more
The viability of live, in-person theater remains a tenuous and tentative proposition these days. Yet, Broadway has soldiered on since reopening last fall, and no show better represents the … more
Los ciudadanos tienen el derecho a recibir una información veraz, confiable, a través de los medios de comunicación. El ejercicio de la profesión periodística exige necesariamente un compromiso … more
He was a very intelligent man, a research scientist at a nearby corporation, and he wanted to become a Catholic. This probably had something to do with the reality that his wife, and the mother of … more
You cannot serve God and gold (Matt 6:24).  In this translation, the word gold is an acceptable substitute for mammon since most folks have no idea what the word mammon means. New Testament … more
I watched the Midnight Mass from St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Channel 11 and then read about it in CNY’s Dec. 30 issue, in which Christie Chicoine wrote an excellent summary. In the article, she … more
The cover page of CNY’s Dec. 30 issue is very beautiful. Cardinal Dolan extends his hands as he gently and lovingly places the statue of Baby Jesus in the creche during Christmas Midnight Mass. It … more
The obituary for Father Martin Carter, S.A., was thought-provoking (CNY, Jan. 13). It reminded me of my good fortune to have grown up in the West Harlem parish of the Annunciation that was inclusive … more
New York City prides itself on being tough, but the senseless shooting last week that took the lives of two young cops has shaken us to our core. Police Officer Jason Rivera was just 22 years old … more
Coming back to Manhattan from last Friday’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., our bus captain, Sister Mary Margaret Hope, S.V., called for short testimonies of “graces” that her fellow riders … more
With the end of the Christmas season a few weeks ago, we returned, liturgically speaking, to Ordinary Time. I know that some Catholics are puzzled by the term, so I asked a faithful and faith-filled … more
The latest book by Sam Usher stopped me in my tracks. I’ve devoured the children’s books brilliantly illustrated by this Chicago dad, and the title of his new release immediately drew me in: “A … more
“Our Catholic Schools are the best thing we got going!” With very rare exceptions, friend and foe of the Church agree: when it comes to education—grade schools, high schools, and … more
While history is always full of surprises, including happy ones, I must confess that I’m not full of Pentecostal joy as I consider the next 12 months. World politics are likely to be grim. … more
Ten paciencia conmigo, pero... ¡sigo con el espíritu Navideño! ¡Tal vez no estoy solo aquí! Técnicamente, la temporada Navideña se extiende hasta la Fiesta del Bautismo del Señor. En algunos … more
Uno de los títulos aplicados a Jesús en su vida terrena es el de “Profeta”. Jesús no se aplica así mismo este título, sino que es la gente quien lo utiliza. La Samaritana dice de Jesús: … more
The 2021 series of articles on distinguished priests of the Archdiocese of New York was very well done. Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley and Father Michael Morris should be commended. It is my hope that … more
Please thank Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley for the wonderful article in this week's paper (CNY, Dec. 30). It was my privilege to have known Father Richard Guastella since he arrived at Holy Rosary parish … more
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