Letters to the editor
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Lack of Comparison

The article about the Democratic candidate for vice president in the Aug. 4 issue should have been balanced with similar details about Donald Trump’s pro-life running mate. Although … more

He Made a Difference

I was saddened to read about Msgr. John Woolsey’s death (CNY, Aug. 4), as we were childhood friends brought up in Kingston. The tributes by Msgr. Peter Finn wonderfully highlighted Msgr. … more

Successful Partnership

In September 2013, the Partnership School Network launched a historic collaborative effort with the Archdiocese of New York. This agreement granted the Partnership broad authority to offer … more

Marring Sacred Space

Whenever innocent life is violated and maimed by violence, a sacred bond is shattered, a covenant broken. Willful destruction of life is not in keeping with the Father’s divine … more

‘A Holy Priest’

Upon reading of the death of Father Richard J. Neilson, many memories came into mind concerning his years serving the Archdiocese of New York in Manhattan. Father Neilson was known to be a … more

Poor Comparison

Once again, John Woods shows his anti-police bias, even when he is promoting unity (CNY, Editor’s Report, July 21). He writes about the shooting deaths of “young black men who had … more

Looking Good

Thank you for the beautiful pictures by Maria R. Bastone published in CNY’s July 21 issue of the procession, led by the Italian marching band, in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White … more

Field Service

Re: the article about military chaplains (CNY, July 7). My late husband John, a U.S. Marine (6 Division), took part in the invasion of Okinawa during World War II. One time, he got the … more

‘Real Faith’

I wanted to let Mary DeTurris Poust know that her column on “Humility” (CNY, July 7) did what any good writer hopes to achieve. She fleshed out what I’ve been struggling with … more

‘Gift to Parishioners’

While cooking in my kitchen this afternoon, I found myself singing the words of the Mass Gloria hymn, “We give You thanks for Your great glory...” It was on my mind because of the … more

His Most Precious Blood

“Place in thy heart one drop of the Precious Blood of Jesus and fear nothing.” (Pope Pius IX) Holy Mother Church dedicates the month of July to the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ, … more

Writer’s Attention Cited

Re: the letter from George Ganssle of Nanuet, under the heading “Quiet Protest,” in CNY’s June 23 issue, I very much appreciate his comment about the part of the Holy … more

‘Promise to the Faithful

George Ganssle’s protest got my attention, and I must respond. For one thing, God’s glory is yet to be revealed to us, as say in the Transfiguration, or in the beginning of … more

Praising Humanity, Too

When George Ganssle thanks God for His “great glory,” he is not showering Him with empty praise for the sake of empty praise. God’s “great glory” is His angels … more

‘Britain’s Brave Move’

“He must increase; I must decrease.”  So said John the Baptist as quoted by John the Evangelist, Chapter 3 verse 30. Perhaps there is some symbolism that the … more

He Made His Jumps

Re: Father Joseph J. Smolinski (Obituary, CNY, June 23) In 1956, Father Smolinski and I were assigned to the HQ. Battery, 54th Field Artillery Group, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C. … more

Quiet Protest

I’m just a simple truck driver, un hombre sincero. One thing I can’t abide is the part of the Mass where the congregation now says, “…we give You thanks for Your … more

‘Grave Misconception’

The God I know as revealed to me by His divine love, Our Lord Jesus Christ, is a God who being all powerful, seeing and knowing is also compassionate, merciful, forgiving and loving of all … more

Great Influences

In the May 26 issue of Catholic New York, you published an obituary for Msgr. Donald W. Hendricks. It mentioned the fact that he had two maternal uncles who were priests. I thought it might be of … more

More Than a Voice

In your May 12 issue, Dan Pietrafesa presented a laudable outline of the achievements of Vin Scully.  I was very pleased to read such a positive review of a man I have admired since I was a … more
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