Letters to the editor
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find solace in the article “Adoration Chapel Brings Spiritual Graces to Iona Prep Community” (Editor’s Report, March 25). Father Justin Cinnante, O. Carm., school chaplain, has found that … more
God must have had, and always will have, a special and tender love for St. Joseph because God chose St. Joseph to be the protector of Jesus and Mary. Although there are no known spoken or written … more
We mourn with many others the sad passing of our dear Msgr. Francis V. Boyle (CNY, March 25). We are proud graduates of St. Gabriel’s School in Riverdale, the Bronx, and one of us is a former … more
In the recent edition of Weavings, the magazine of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, Sister June Clare Tracy, O.P., does a great job in reminding all of us of the sisters' ministry of Catholic … more
March 8-14 was Catholic Sisters Week across the United States. New Yorkers can celebrate two orders of sisters that are thriving and growing. The Dominican Sisters of Mary, headquartered in Ann … more
The recently televised Grammy Awards were nothing less than pornographic. Our culture has been heading more and more in this direction, but these performances brought us to a new low. I was … more
I was a little surprised that there was no reader response published to the “Open Letter to Pope Francis on Prenatal Justice” by Fordham University professor Charles C. Camosy (CNY, Feb. … more
I am reflecting on today's Gospel after reading this week's edition of Catholic New York, particularly articles centered around the issues of race, prejudice and sinfulness. Jesus speaks to us so … more
Thank you for Msgr. Thomas Shelley’s profile of the courageous abolitionist, Father Thomas Farrell, part of the new series May Their Memory Be a Blessing (CNY, Feb. 25). Father Farrell, pastor … more
As soon as I read the article on Father Thomas Farrell in the Feb. 25 edition, I had to respond with congratulations. The author limns an image of New York and its leadership in the Church without … more
I recently received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Though I had a mild fever after the second dose, it sure beats dying alone of Covid-19 in a hospital. I am very grateful to … more
I am blessed to have grown up in a devout Roman Catholic family of 12 children. We said prayers each night that began with the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be. My siblings were born over a 14-year … more
My parents are subscribers to your publication and they were looking at the article in your most recent edition about the longest-married couples in the archdiocese. They weren’t aware that you … more
I was a little surprised by the reaction in the letters column in the Jan. 28 edition to your Jan. 14 cover story on the riot by pro-Trump supporters in the Capitol on Jan. 6 in which five people … more
I was incredulous at your choice of letters to publish in the Jan. 28 issue. One took exception that the reporting of the violence of the few in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol besmirched … more
I was surprised to see only negative letters in your placement of the attack on our sacred halls at the Capitol. Our proven voting system was viciously attacked. This great tragedy resulted and … more
At age 79, I have been a faithful reader of the Catholic press for many years, but I will not allow the biased reporting in your Jan. 14 issue to go unchallenged. Yes, mistakes were made, … more
I was appalled and bewildered by your recent cover story of the mayhem at the Capitol on January 6, truly a disgraceful farewell this was to our now erstwhile champion pro-life president, who besides … more
As a regular reader of Catholic New York, I was disturbed by the selection of the cover story in its Jan. 14 edition. A report of the mob attack on our nation’s Capitol read and looked like a lead … more
Many thanks to our good friend Bishop Edmund Whalen for celebrating Mass at St. Peter’s, Barclay Street, on the Jan. 4 feast day of St. Elizabeth Seton, and to Father Jarlath Quinn, pastor, for … more
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