Letters to the editor
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Once again I feel the need to protest George Weigel’s column (CNY, Aug. 18). In this case, he attacks the Washington Post for not being as smart as he is about the Catholic Church. George … more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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