Letters to the editor
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The Church cannot stay out of politics when politics grants power over people that has moral consequences. The well being and destiny of every person is very much the concern and special competence … more
Three questions on the USCCB statement on the Eucharist: Does Jesus really want us to limit who celebrates the Eucharist? After all, the Last Supper was celebrated with sinners, since all the … more
I am shocked and dismayed by the publication of Marylee Raymond Diamond's letter to the editor (CNY, Nov. 4). I believe parents absolutely should have a voice in what is being taught to their … more
I sent Claudia McDonnell’s column, “Faith and the Rights of Parents” (CNY, Oct. 21), to friends in the state of Virginia. These mothers and fathers, along with thousands of others, decided to … more
Thank you for always taking the time and space to recognize the religious jubilarians every year (CNY, Nov. 4). When you read the amount of time and service that these people have dedicated to their … more
Anniversary of Faith, Marked in Philippines and New YorkLike many parents of college-bound children, I wanted my kids to go to "big name" schools and they did. It can open doors and I still believe … more
Claudia McDonnell opined that parents should dictate what their children learn in school in her CNY column, "Faith and the Rights of Parents." (CNY, Oct. 21). I disagree: the purpose of public … more
Today was a truly sad day. I received my Catholic New York and saw the obituary for Father Kazmierz Kowalski. We first crossed paths at Blessed Sacrament in New Rochelle and later at St. Agnes and … more
A nice pairing in the Oct. 7 edition: Cardinal Dolan's article about the Rosary and Joyce Goetze's letter citing the need for prayer for our country. The Jesuits at Regis High School put me onto the … more
Protecting Creation Following Pope Francis' proclamations in Laudato Si’, the UN Climate Conference (COP26) coming Oct. 31 through the first two weeks of November, and the World Peace Conference … more
I read the beautiful article about “How to be Young at Heart” by Christina Capecchi (CNY, Sept. 9). It brought back memories of the old song by Jimmy Durante. Even as a senior citizen, I … more
I always look forward to receiving and reading Catholic New York newspaper because its articles are informative, as they should be, and inspiring and heartwarming as well. The newspaper gives a … more
Now, more than ever, there is a great need for prayer warriors. We only have to turn on the news to realize that our country is under attack by those who would destroy our freedom in their insatiable … more
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
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