Letters to the editor
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We as a society have gotten off track, having insisted on a “me” mentality. Some clearly claim: I am what I do. It used to mean something to hold open a door for your neighbor and walk … more
Accuracy in editorializing is important. The Feb. 16 issue of CNY states that “...including five on Staten Island” in reference to the number of recent immigrant … more
When Catholics or any Christian protest the liberal acts of our Church hierarchy regarding caring for the less fortunate, they sometimes preach to us the parable of the Good Samaritan. What these … more
Regarding Cardinal Dolan’s blog piece “Consistency Please” (Feb. 1). I love and respect my archdiocesan shepherd, Cardinal Dolan. However, comments like these, it seems to me, … more
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