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Duccio di Buoninsegna’s “Madonna and Child” is currently on display in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Gallery 624 as part of its A New Look at Old Masters exhibit. A mere 11 x 8 1/4 inches … more
Lucas es el único de los evangelistas que no era de origen judío, sino un converso procedente del paganismo; él no fue uno de los doce apóstoles sino un discípulo de Pablo. Era un cristiano de … more
She really towers over this magnificant Advent season. We celebrate her Immaculate Conception, her title of “Our Lady of Loretto,” and the grand solemnity of “Our Lady of Guadalupe.” In our … more
Ella realmente se eleva sobre esta magnífica temporada de Adviento. Celebramos su Inmaculada Concepción, su título de “Nuestra Señora de Loretto” y la gran solemnidad de “Nuestra Señora de … more
Nearly 3,000 innocent people were massacred on September 11, 2001. Here in Manhattan I witnessed the murder of 2,753 people inside the Twin Towers along with injuries to thousands of others in the … more
I want to thank you for your wonderful coverage of Most Precious Blood’s 125th Anniversary Mass. Though I live now in Port Jervis, for many years I lived in Walden. I made my First Communion and … more
The Church cannot stay out of politics when politics grants power over people that has moral consequences. The well being and destiny of every person is very much the concern and special competence … more
Three questions on the USCCB statement on the Eucharist: Does Jesus really want us to limit who celebrates the Eucharist? After all, the Last Supper was celebrated with sinners, since all the … more
There’s lots to say about Dorothy Day, whose cause for sainthood continues to advance, but one of the most pertinent for Catholics in New York is that she lived in our world. While she’s not … more
Last Sunday was the start of the holy season of Advent, the annual period of preparation leading to Christmas and the celebration of the birth of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. It should be a fruitful time, … more
For the longest time, I considered myself more of a Lent person than an Advent person. The journey through the desert felt familiar, the three-prong practice of fasting, prayer and charity was … more
Before there were any buildings in Rockefeller Center, there was a Christmas tree. At the peak of the Great Depression, construction workers hungering for holiday cheer pooled their money to buy a … more
La pregunta ¿Quién es Jesús? tiene, en el Evangelio de Marcos, una respuesta progresiva. Ante la actuación de Jesús, por la curación de un hombre poseído por un espíritu inmundo, la gente se … more
“What are you waiting for?” That’s a question usually asked when we want some action done, when we’re impatient because we’re weary from waiting for an answer or a solution. It’s Advent, … more
We’ll say it out loud right here. Cardinal Dolan’s new regional approach to promoting vocations to the priesthood is a terrific idea and we’ll be cheering it on moving forward. The plan, … more
I am shocked and dismayed by the publication of Marylee Raymond Diamond's letter to the editor (CNY, Nov. 4). I believe parents absolutely should have a voice in what is being taught to their … more
I sent Claudia McDonnell’s column, “Faith and the Rights of Parents” (CNY, Oct. 21), to friends in the state of Virginia. These mothers and fathers, along with thousands of others, decided to … more
Thank you for always taking the time and space to recognize the religious jubilarians every year (CNY, Nov. 4). When you read the amount of time and service that these people have dedicated to their … more
As the diocesan phase of her cause for canonization draws to a close, Dorothy Day probably would have felt right at home at a Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the occasion. The Mass, to … more
In another instance of judging the past by the standards of the present, the statue of Thomas Jefferson is to be removed from the City Council chamber in New York City because Jefferson was a slave … more
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