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Vocabulary is a fascinating phenomenon because all of language is symbolic. The letters we form into words take the place of the concrete reality we're discussing. But the words themselves are quite … more
Historians tells us that 1917 was the year that the United States “came of age,” as, with its entrance into World War I, our nation realized its global duties. Well, that same … more
The bond between New Yorkers and NYPD Detective Steven McDonald is a very strong one that grew over more than three decades from the day he was shot by a teen assailant while on duty as a police … more
En los evangelios Jesús aparece como el verdadero pastor (Cf., Jn 10, 1ss) que conduce a su rebaño hacia las verdes praderas y fuentes de agua viva (Cf., Sal 22, 1-2); se preocupa por los más … more
A college student doing research for her senior thesis a few years ago ended up making a book, and also making a great contribution to the pro-life cause. Her work deserves notice, especially as we … more
A blessed New Year! One of the many gifts the Lord lavishes upon us, so obvious at the start of a fresh calendar, is the chance to begin all over again. “Regrets? We’ve had a few, … more
The Sisters of Charity of New York will celebrate a very important milestone this year, the bicentennial of their establishment on Aug. 13, 1817. The sisters also have sponsored and served in some … more
Importancia de La Homilía.  El Concilio Vaticano II resalta la importancia que tiene la Sagrada Escritura en la vida de la Iglesia, particularmente en la Liturgia: “La Iglesia … more
Don Currey was a 30-year-old graduate student when he cut down the world’s oldest tree. A brown-eyed, sun-tanned geography student at the University of North Carolina, Don was striking in his … more
I think there are two kinds of people: those who trust their GPS implicitly and those who don’t. I fall into the latter group, always second guessing the instructions and striking out on my own as … more
Last week I was shivering on the sidewalk at Second Avenue and 55th Street in Manhattan wondering when the next city bus would arrive. Suddenly it occurred to me to check the transit app on my phone, … more
I guess I was ten years old, Christmas Eve, 1960. Dad asked me to go with him to deliver some Christmas gifts. At the time, I did not realize that he was on a “St. Vincent de Paul … more
Father Jamie Dennis said he gave a lot of thought to the homily he would deliver on the Feast of St. Lucy, the patron saint of the blind. His congregation in the Lady Chapel at St. Patrick’s … more
La publicación de la Carta Apostólica“Misericordia et Misera” del papa Francisco ha sido objeto de diversos comentarios. Algunos (muy cercanos a posturas cismáticas), se han escandalizado y … more
My mother used to tell wonderful stories about her childhood. One story is about her grandmother and an incident that took place in the winter. I don’t know whether it happened at Christmastime, … more
I don’t know about you, but right about now I could use a tribe, a group of like-minded folks who want to band together for support on the journey. I was thinking recently about ways to … more
No other person radiates what Advent is all about more than Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Pregnant with the Son of God, she hopes for, awaits, and prepares for His birth. God the Father kept her, … more
Tom and Lyn Scheuring, the founding directors of LAMP Catholic Ministries, recently stopped by our offices to let me know about LAMP’s 35th anniversary. They were fresh from a Mass the day before … more
El 20 de noviembre del presente año (2016), con la Solemnidad de Cristo Rey, concluyó el Jubileo Extraordinario de la Misericordia convocado por el papa Francisco con la Bula Misericordiae Vultus … more
Una reunión no es normalmente mi idea de la mejor forma de una tarde, especialmente si el tema no se centra directamente en nuestro trabajo aquí en Catholic New York. Pero a veces hay que hacer … more
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