Letters to the editor
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Ill-Advised Protest

The editorial, “Missed Opportunity for Student Protesters” (CNY, May 25), concerning the University of Notre Dame graduates who walked out of Vice President Pence’s address failed … more

Timely Article

Carol Glatz’ article, “As School Year Ends…” (CNY, June 8) quotes Pope Francis’ remark: “If you don’t learn to say goodbye well, you will never learn how to … more

Trinitarian Geometry

There have been several tries at explaining the Trinity. Let me offer this one. Think equilateral triangle, but not the lines, the angles. The three angles are each 60 degrees, all equal yet … more

‘Limp Commentary’

It was disappointing, although not surprising, to read the editorial (CNY, May 25) describing the Notre Dame students who protested Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech as a … more

‘Center of Hope’

Recently, I traveled to Guatemala to gain insight into the reasons why so many people in poverty stricken countries seek to immigrate to our country. I witnessed great poverty and met victims of … more

Opening Doors to God

What an enchanting article about Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey in Catholic New York (CNY, May 11).  In today’s world, I do not think Father Solanus would have prospered in an … more

Window on Elder Care

I’m appropriately reading Joe R. Struble’s letter to the editor the day before Mother’s Day (CNY, May 11), about St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s stained glass window of … more

Classroom Memories

Reading the obituary of Sister Helen Francis Curnan, O.P., in your April 13 issue brought me back to my kindergarten or first grade classroom at St. Helena’s School in the Bronx, about … more

Welcome Presence

Sister M. Antonia Maguire, F.S.M.C. (Obituary, CNY, May 11) will be greatly missed by many who knew her. I met her in 2005 at Sing Sing. She offered two nights in the chapel, one to pray the … more

Call for ‘Firm Stand’

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez, recently announced in effect that pro-life convictions were no longer welcomed in the party. (Story, Page 10.) Perez, a Catholic, … more

Meaning in Glass

I am prompted by John Woods’ reference to stained glass (Editor’s Report, April 27) to mention a window at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that is a special one for me. It is not the … more

Baseball’s Glory Days

George Weigel’s column, “The Importance of Jackie Robinson” (CNY, April 27), brought back memories. I was a teenage Brooklyn Dodger fan and remember that day. When Jackie got on … more

Living the Gospel

I just want to say I liked Cardinal Dolan’s column in the April 13 issue: the part about that we are all on a journey from God and back to God and that the Father is with us and is in … more

The Secret’s Out

Thank you for your Editor’s Report in the March 30 issue regarding “a few prayer secrets.”   I feel solidarity with you because we, in our parish, also pray for … more

Taught Gospel First

Thank you for the beautiful obituary of Msgr. Peter Gelsomino (CNY, March 2). Msgr. Gelsomino treated everyone with the same respect, kindness and love. Even though Msgr. Gelsomino taught many … more

‘False Equivalency’

George Weigel clearly shows his bias with this early sentence in his most recent column, “Electoral refuseniks who can not abide the verdict rendered on Nov. 8…” (CNY, March … more

Dedicated to Others

I have attended St. Mary’s Church here on Grand Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan for 37 years. Msgr. Neil Connolly (Obituary, Page 33) was my priest for 28 of those years. … more

Missing ‘Saints’

Reading your recent article on the CYO cheerleading championships (CNY, March 30), I noticed a disturbing trend.  Some of the school uniforms seemed to have lost their Catholic identity. … more

Why Are We Coming Here?

Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them…” (Matthew 6:1) Listening to our pastor, Father Eugene Carrella, read … more

Step by Step

Re: “USCCB Committee Chairmen Laud Decision in Transgender Directive.”(CNY, March 2).  Over the last eight years, under the Obama administration, the LGBT agenda has been in the forefront of … more
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