Letters to the editor
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The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill continue to shine with some wonderful recognitions. Sister Stephen Gerard Miick, O.P., was honored by the Rockland Region Catholic School Association with the St. … more
The article in your April 7 issue fails to note that the policy to “attempt to erase (the) culture” of indigenous peoples was that of the Canadian government. Catholic institutions that operated … more
How do you respond when someone asks you, “What are you doing for Lent?” Perhaps, “Oh, I’m going to give up candy,” or “I’m going to give up TV one or two … more
Cardinal Dolan's column (CNY, Feb. 24) on the first 30 years of Our Lord's life teaches valuable lessons about the Gospels’ sparse information on this topic, using enlightened inference and the … more
We need to do more during Black History Month. I am grateful for the stories published to honor and reflect on the purpose of this important recognition month, most often done by highlighting … more
Just when I anticipated some fresh (and refreshing) insight from Mary De Turris Poust, who lamented the blank looks of her distracted and unengaged Confirmation-prep students of yore, she made a … more
My parents have been left off your list of “The Longest Married Couples in the Archdiocese” (CNY, Feb. 10). They are Joseph V. and Mary Maistre, currently of Sacred Heart Church in Hartsdale, … more
We all need to be joyful ambassadors for our Catholic schools, as Cardinal Dolan writes (CNY, Jan. 27). I would further challenge my fellow Catholics to start providing more monetary support. I … more
St. Augustine is quoted as saying that “every saint has a past and every sinner has a future” and it is in the possibility of change… of being transformed by grace through the love of a … more
During these challenging Covid times, George Weigel’s editorial ignored the Good News, and emphasized divisiveness and authoritarian power struggles within the world and the Church (CNY, Jan. 27). … more
I watched the Midnight Mass from St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Channel 11 and then read about it in CNY’s Dec. 30 issue, in which Christie Chicoine wrote an excellent summary. In the article, she … more
The cover page of CNY’s Dec. 30 issue is very beautiful. Cardinal Dolan extends his hands as he gently and lovingly places the statue of Baby Jesus in the creche during Christmas Midnight Mass. It … more
The obituary for Father Martin Carter, S.A., was thought-provoking (CNY, Jan. 13). It reminded me of my good fortune to have grown up in the West Harlem parish of the Annunciation that was inclusive … more
The 2021 series of articles on distinguished priests of the Archdiocese of New York was very well done. Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley and Father Michael Morris should be commended. It is my hope that … more
Please thank Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley for the wonderful article in this week's paper (CNY, Dec. 30). It was my privilege to have known Father Richard Guastella since he arrived at Holy Rosary parish … more
I recently took up the challenge made by John Woods in his Editor’s Report column titled “An Advent Invitation (CNY, Dec. 2) when I asked a lapsed Catholic to come to Mass with me. To my … more
I wanted to commend George Weigel for his article (CNY, Dec. 16) calling out the ghastly human rights abuses China and its CCP are currently inflicting upon its citizens. As more and more time … more
I want to commend you for publishing George Weigel’s column castigating the IOC for proceeding with the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. He is exactly right to condemn the moral cowards who … more
Re: Good Move to Alleviate Homelessness (CNY, Dec. 16). I cannot agree more with your editorial regarding the increase of value of City FHEPS vouchers. As an affordable housing and homeless … more
I want to thank you for your wonderful coverage of Most Precious Blood’s 125th Anniversary Mass. Though I live now in Port Jervis, for many years I lived in Walden. I made my First Communion and … more
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