Letters to the editor
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“Silence is golden” is a motto I was taught many years ago while attending parochial school. However, through the years I have learned that silence is not always golden, and in order to defend … more
I have read the disturbing statistic that so many Catholics do not believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. I would like to share a personal opinion as to what may be contributing to … more
In response to the letter about the “Dress Code” (CNY, Nov. 21), as an 86-year-old cradle Catholic, mother and grandmother I personally would be very happy to see a young girl, or young man, … more
On behalf of St. Patrick’s School in Bedford, especially our seventh and eighth grade students, I want to publicly thank Father Christopher Argano, who spent a morning at the school, discussing the … more
I am writing concerning the recent Pew statistics (CNY, Oct. 24) regarding the belief in the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist. If anyone in our Church is wondering why Mass attendance is at … more
Back in March, I wrote about the failure of our Church leaders to speak out strongly on the many contradictions and challenges to our faith for fear of the liberal media cleverly injecting the … more
In your Sept. 26 edition, Mr. Struble wrote with precise memory about the Sister that prepared him for his Holy Communion in 1955! Almost 65 years have gone by, and what she taught him is still … more
Regarding the Oct. 10 edition of Catholic New York; the Church has made tremendous strides in dealing with the abuse scandal. Cardinal Dolan has been a driving force in confronting this sin that has … more
I wanted to praise the students at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale for raising needed supplies for the victims of the devastating hurricane in the Bahamas. I was so impressed with the … more
Just a note to thank Cardinal Timothy Dolan for reminding his colleagues about the Church’s pro-life ethical vision. I would only suggest that he prayerfully consider adding two issues to his … more
Cardinal Dolan’s message in the June 30 issue of Catholic New York struck a familiar note. A recently ordained deacon, Deacon Richard Ellison, is the son of my first grade friend, Cynthia … more
Like most mornings, my husband turned on the radio to 1010 WINS news radio when we heard the broadcaster announce “the face of a statue of the Blessed Mother has been smeared with feces by someone … more
Into the “sturm und drang” expressed by several readers to CNY (Aug. 29) and the “mea culpas” of Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles (Aug. 15) in response to the recent Pew Survey that found … more
I am currently an inmate at Wallkill Correctional Facility. As a Catholic, I attend Mass at the prison every weekend and enjoy Father Francis Naccarato’s services. Father Naccarato was discussed in … more
I recently wrote to the New York City Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers about the decision of its She Built NYC arts program to reject the erection of a statue in honor of St. Frances … more
I am sad, angry and disgusted with the recent closing of John C. Coleman Catholic High School in Ulster County, leaving one high school (Our Lady of Lourdes in Poughkeepsie) as the only remaining … more
The relativist agnostic notion that nothing is predictable or certain was discredited when America put Neil Armstrong on the moon and brought him safely back to earth. Your editorial “One Small … more
George R. Hopkins’ criticisms of the directions we have taken as a nation, on certain issues, which are counter to the original intent of the Declaration of Independence, and I will add the … more
Earlier this year, Catholic New York published some nice articles on art and Church history. I greatly enjoyed them, however, this appears to have been written because there was a special art … more
I enjoyed Claudia McDonnell’s column about “Summer Time and the Livin’ Is Easy’ (CNY, July 18). It’s very true that this heat wave we are having in New York is awful. But the quiet … more
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