Letters to the editor
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Regarding Claudia McDonnell’s column, “Maria Goretti, Model of Courage” (CNY, July 20), I was able to celebrate the Feast of St. Maria Goretti at Holy Family Church on Staten … more
Re: “A Summer Break to Relish Life’s Goodness,” Cardinal Dolan’s column (CNY, July 6).  His Eminence, Cardinal Dolan, graciously wears many hats in carrying out his … more
Reading Patrice Liquori’s article, “Singing as They Walked The Camino,” was a pleasant reminder of the time spent a couple of years ago when a friend and I completed the Camino. … more
Re: Bob Pascarella’s letter (CNY, July 6). Am I right that Vice President Pence was allowed to speak at the Notre Dame commencement? The students’ action did not prevent his … more
I read an article in the movie section of your newspaper (CNY, July 6). It was called “Baby Driver,” by John Mulderig.  I am shocked at some of the movies that Catholic New … more
I just finished reading the June 8 issue of Catholic New York—great! I always appreciate the obits and bios—and in this and the previous issue, those of the priest jubilarians and … more
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s address to the World Congress of the Lay Apostolate when he was Archbishop of Milan. Here are some excerpts from his remarks: … more
For some, tolerance is a one-way street, open only to their calculated and contrived interpretation. On this roadway, there are no stop signs or traffic lights to allow others an opportunity to … more
The editorial, “Missed Opportunity for Student Protesters” (CNY, May 25), concerning the University of Notre Dame graduates who walked out of Vice President Pence’s address failed … more
Carol Glatz’ article, “As School Year Ends…” (CNY, June 8) quotes Pope Francis’ remark: “If you don’t learn to say goodbye well, you will never learn how to … more
There have been several tries at explaining the Trinity. Let me offer this one. Think equilateral triangle, but not the lines, the angles. The three angles are each 60 degrees, all equal yet … more
It was disappointing, although not surprising, to read the editorial (CNY, May 25) describing the Notre Dame students who protested Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech as a … more
Recently, I traveled to Guatemala to gain insight into the reasons why so many people in poverty stricken countries seek to immigrate to our country. I witnessed great poverty and met victims of … more
What an enchanting article about Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey in Catholic New York (CNY, May 11).  In today’s world, I do not think Father Solanus would have prospered in an … more
I’m appropriately reading Joe R. Struble’s letter to the editor the day before Mother’s Day (CNY, May 11), about St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s stained glass window of … more
Reading the obituary of Sister Helen Francis Curnan, O.P., in your April 13 issue brought me back to my kindergarten or first grade classroom at St. Helena’s School in the Bronx, about … more
Sister M. Antonia Maguire, F.S.M.C. (Obituary, CNY, May 11) will be greatly missed by many who knew her. I met her in 2005 at Sing Sing. She offered two nights in the chapel, one to pray the … more
The chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez, recently announced in effect that pro-life convictions were no longer welcomed in the party. (Story, Page 10.) Perez, a Catholic, … more
I am prompted by John Woods’ reference to stained glass (Editor’s Report, April 27) to mention a window at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that is a special one for me. It is not the … more
George Weigel’s column, “The Importance of Jackie Robinson” (CNY, April 27), brought back memories. I was a teenage Brooklyn Dodger fan and remember that day. When Jackie got on … more
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