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It’s hard to believe that CNY will no longer be published. In the movie “Eight Men Out,” there was a great line, "Say it ain't so, Joe, say it ain't so," that can be used for the elimination of … more
Thank you, Catholics of the archdiocese. As we prepare this final issue of Catholic New York, we want to express our deep gratitude to those who shared and supported our mission these last 41 … more
I have been thinking a lot (and trying to prayerfully accept) about the upcoming death of the print edition of Catholic New York. It is a mistake. While I have thought of a number of reasons this … more
I, along with so many other people, am extremely disappointed over Catholic New York ceasing publication in November. Even though I am not from New York, I have been a subscriber since it was … more
I join the list of people who are saddened and dismayed about the termination of Catholic New York. We have enjoyed and looked forward to it for as many years as I can remember. I would like to … more
Particularly heartbreaking in the June 2 article announcing the closing of CNY newspaper was learning that 13 employees of the CNY newspaper will also lose their jobs as a result of this transition. … more
This is the column I hoped I would never have to write. As I sit here on Tuesday morning, our final deadline day, my assignment is to close up shop at Catholic New York, my workplace of the past 27 … more
One morning in late September 1981, I entered the newsroom of Catholic New York in Manhattan and walked to my desk. On top of it, and on top of every other desk, fresh from the press, lay the first … more
Let us stipulate that the terms “international community” and “rules-based international order” have often been reduced to meaningless word-salads. Let’s further stipulate that some who … more
¿Existen realmente los ángeles o son simples personificaciones de ciertos atributos y acciones divinas? La pregunta tiene sentido, pues, ya desde los tiempos de Jesús, había quienes negaban la … more
As you know, my first column in November, the month of the Faithful Departed, I like to reflect on our beautiful Catholic customs surrounding the passing of people we love. Some of these points … more
Como saben, en mi primera columna de noviembre, mes de los Fieles Difuntos, me gusta reflexionar sobre nuestras hermosas costumbres católicas en torno al fallecimiento de las personas que amamos. … more
The visit by Staten Island Borough President Vito J. Fossella to Blessed Sacrament School was rather remarkable, both for what he said and for what he did, at the Oct. 24 press briefing. Cardinal … more
A few months back, my husband, Dennis, called me from work and said, “I have to tell you something that is going to make you cry.” He followed it immediately with assurances that nothing was … more
It started with news from Camp Wapo, the Bible camp I’d attended as a kid. The camp counselors in Amery, Wis., enforce a strict no cell-phone policy: Ditch your iPhone when you arrive, get it back … more
In 1786, at age 60 and after a long career as a successful Venetian painter, Giandomenico Tiepolo, also known as Domenico Tiepolo, retired from painting to devote himself to the creation of a series … more
You sticking with me? This time of Eucharistic Revival I’ve been writing on the Holy Eucharist as a meal, a sacrifice and, now, as the Real Presence. Turn back the dial to the first Easter … more
El apóstol Pedro nos dice que “nuestro enemigo el Diablo, como león rugiente, ronda buscando a quién devorar” (1Pe 5, 8). Por ello, debemos “resistirle firmes en la fe” (1Pe 5, 9). Dios no … more
With a wooden ladle in one hand and her plastic recipe card in the other, Mrs. J. made her way from the kitchen stove to the hall corridor. She elbowed open the door leading to their finished … more
The Second Vatican Council, convened by Pope John XXIII to address the role of the Church in the modern world, was an epic event when it opened Oct. 11, 1962. It came at the start of an era that … more
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