Letters to the editor
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On Labor Day, we celebrated the marriage of my daughter, Gabrielle Orfei, to A.J. Canonico. Wedding planning is stressful, and doing so during an international pandemic had us overwhelmed at … more
I wish to compliment Father Michael Morris for an excellent article on our Servant of God/Medal of Honor recipient Father Vincent R. Capodanno, M.M. (CNY, Aug. 26). For the past 54 years his memory … more
It was great to see the article (CNY, Aug. 26) about the wonderful Catholic Literature and Arts Summer Program (CLASP) at Graymoor. As you mention, the Capuchin Franciscans have presented this teen … more
Re: front page of the Aug. 12 issue. At the end of my day at work, I opened my mailbox and saw the front page of my CNY and the smiles of the Sisters of Life changed my whole demeanor. I … more
The front page of Catholic New York’s Aug. 12 issue, with the six Sisters of Life who had just professed their final vows at St. Patrick’s Cathedral was simply beautiful. Thank you. As a young … more
Your report that the Hyde Amendment was not included in House of Representatives appropriations fails to mention that the Democrat majority dropped Hyde. Julie Asher's failure to report the facts … more
Reading through the golden wedding jubilee story in the June 17 issue of Catholic New York brought to mind the vows we all declare, on our marriage day, part of them being "in sickness and in … more
The swift restriction and condemnation of the Tridentine form of the Roman Rite has nothing to do with the use of Latin or fear of disunity. It has everything to do with the suppression of Catholic … more
I am writing to you because I read the July 15 issue and noticed you have news about Haiti. The same issue had nothing about my country of birth, Cuba. I am writing to you on behalf of my Cuban … more
Understanding what love means is vital to understanding the Bible. Love in the Bible means respect and esteem. When God says love your neighbor, He means “do unto others as you would have them do … more
At the meeting of the U.S. Catholic bishops, a majority of bishops approved going forward to draft a statement on the meaning of Holy Communion in the life of the Church. The statement will renew … more
A lifelong commitment to the vocation of the priesthood was exhibited recently at Holy Name of Jesus in Otisville. One of our former pastors, Father Gerard J. DiSenso, a priest for more than 63 … more
Re: the column on decluttering by Claudia McDonnell (CNY, June 17). My husband passed away recently and it brought to mind cleaning out. It’s very hard to go to the closet and see his … more
This is in response to the article in which St. Mother Teresa is being criticized by Michelle Goldberg and others (CNY, June 17). I find the information they are presenting to be offensive, untrue … more
This morning I had the surprising pleasure of reading an account of someone who contributed so much to my sense of joy in teaching in the Catholic school system for eight years. It underscored the … more
The article by Nicole Muranelli (CNY, June 3), “What I Learned This Year to Help Me Spread the Good News,” filled my heart with joy. What a breath of fresh air to hear an adolescent today with so … more
Regarding the letter of Rosemary Molloy (CNY, June 17). Ms. Molloy makes an interesting juxtaposition between two excellent writers. They are George Weigel and David Brooks. Unfortunately, it … more
The letter entitled “Most Precious Gift” by Christina M. Sorrentino (CNY, June 3) was beautiful. It made me evermore grateful to a loving God for my Catholic Faith, and the Catholic … more
Regarding the letter from John M. Conroy (CNY, June 3). I admit this is a spontaneous response to Mr. Conroy's letter, but I am wondering why he is looking to Catholic New York to resolve the … more
I was very moved to read your article from Nicole Muranelli "What I Learned This Year to Help Me Spread the Good News" (CNY, June 3). I was touched by her deep faith and helpful ways to spread Jesus' … more
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