Letters to the editor
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After all the beautiful services of Holy Week, leading up to the glorious celebration of Easter Sunday Mass, the following thought entered my mind: What would we ever do without Jesus? Although it … more
Thank you for the wonderful photos of the unveiling of the glorious Rose Window at Blessed Sacrament Church in the April 11 issue. One gentle correction. The photographer was Chris Sheridan, not … more
I was as devastated as anyone in France about the terrible Notre Dame Cathedral fire. My wife and I have had the good fortune to visit Paris multiple times, and one of the great treats of such a … more
It is a good thing to see the steps our archdiocese has taken to address the Church’s sex abuse crisis in CNY’s April 11 issue. However, it is starting to read like a scorecard with this much … more
An article on page 29 of Catholic New York’s April 11 issue is titled “Catholic Conference, Catholic Charities Urge Court to Reject Census Citizenship Question.” The Catholic Church and its … more
‘Fond Memories’ Thank you Brian T. Donnelly for bringing back loving and fond memories of Father James Ryan and Sacred Heart, Bayside (Letters, March 14). I too am an alumnus of Sacred Heart … more
Jesus Christ is the Ideal Priest who inspires many men to follow His Way, to preach His Word and offer His Body and Blood at each Mass. Some of those men falter along the way and become targets for … more
George Weigel’s column in CNY’s March 28 issue was titled “A Tale of Two Georges.” Weigel was referring to Cardinal Francis George, the former Archbishop of Chicago, who died in 2015, and to … more
Attendance at Mass has been in steady decline. So, how can the Church improve attendance? Parishes should pay more attention to those who faithfully attend Mass. Worry less about empty pews, for … more
Many of my fellow Catholic laity, and I am sure many of our priests, are watching how cleverly the liberal media and their legions of activists attempt to paralyze our Church leaders by injecting the … more
Re: “Informed Voting” letter from Joseph Perri (CNY, Feb. 28). Why, indeed, do people continue to vote for Democrats when they disagree with the party’s stance on abortion and the gay … more
With all the news stories regarding priests and their alleged abuse of youth in their care, I want to relate a positive story about a priest of my youth, and the effect he had on me and many other … more
I have known Sister Mary Casey, O.P., formerly Sister Michael Marie, for 45 years (Obituary, Page 37). She was my sixth grade teacher and neighbor at St. Brendan’s School in the Bronx. I was … more
Many thanks to John Woods for his Editor’s Report on Cardinal Hayes High School (CNY, Jan. 17). I graduated in June 1964. I was privileged to be a student in Msgr. Thomas McCormack’s World … more
Fairness was shown by the recent adoption of a resolution in the Senate that bars religious tests for federal officials aimed particularly, it seemed, at Catholic nominees for judgeships (CNY, Jan. … more
Reading last issue’s Letters to the Editor, all were disappointed, saddened, dismayed and disgusted with our governor and the New York State Senate and Assembly for passing the Reproductive Health … more
I applaud Catholic New York’s editorial opposing the Reproductive Health Act, which was signed into law on Jan. 22 (CNY, Jan. 17). Our government leaders have failed us in their duty to promote … more
I am immensely saddened and disgusted with Gov. Cuomo and those New York state legislators who hide behind women’s health issues and vote to accept abortion at any stage and make it a top priority … more
“New York, New York, a helluva town” are the catchy words of the popular New York anthem. Sadly, but truthfully, wouldn’t the words “New York, New York, what a hell-bent town” be more … more
We are greatly dismayed with our New York State Legislature and our Governor with the passage of the Reproductive Health Act. This comes on the heels of the changing of the name of the Malcolm Wilson … more
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