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Invitados al Banquete del Señor

Una de las imágenes bíblicas del reino de Dios es la del “banquete”. Los profetas del Antiguo Testamento anunciaron la llegada de un reino de justicia y paz, donde nadie pasaría hambre ni … more

The Power of the Mass

I should have known that something was wrong a few Sundays ago when I arrived at my parish church just before noon and saw yellow tape stretched across the side street. It was unusually quiet in … more

Acts and Us

The Church’s custom of reading virtually all of the Acts of the Apostles at daily Mass during the Easter season struck me as particularly apt this year, and for three reasons. First, Acts … more

Catholic New York to Publish Monthly Section in Spanish

Beginning in September, Catholic New York will publish a monthly section of eight to 12 pages in Spanish as part of its regular newspaper edition. The pullout section is planned to run in the … more

Times Archbishop Hughes Faced Were Far From Ideal, Too

We all enjoy reminiscing about the “good old days” when, so we ruminate, all was simpler, clearer, happier. When I was a graduate student in Church history, our acclaimed professor, … more

Stop Playing Games, Governor

In his fevered push to pass the abortion expansion bill that’s been kicking around Albany for over a decade, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asserted on Monday: “The political games need to end.” Yes, … more

Knowing When to Say When, In Pottery and Life

Last Wednesday night, as I was getting ready to head out to my fourth pottery class, I felt tired, uninspired and, quite frankly, ready to grab any excuse to skip class. But, after waiting several … more

ADAPP’s Contributions

In Catholic New York’s May 24 issue, Cardinal Dolan’s column focused on raising awareness about mental illness and promoting mental wellness. At His Eminence’s request, I am writing to share … more

Counting on CNY

I wish to congratulate Catholic New York for earning seven awards from the Catholic Press Association, “including honors for reporting, editorial and column writing” (CNY, June 21). Catholic … more

Announcing Avow—Discernment Groups for Catholic Women

When I started this column a few months ago, I wrote that it would not be exclusively about vocations to the priesthood. With this in mind, I am pleased to include the following article beginning in … more

En Nazaret Jesús ‘No Pudo Hacer Milagros’

Los Evangelios no dicen casi nada de la vida de Jesús durante su infancia, adolescencia y parte de su juventud en Nazaret, lugar donde vivió. Después de aquel episodio del niño Jesús perdido y … more

Culture, Society Should Follow Families’ Lead on Kids

A blessed Fourth of July and summer! I was home in St. Louis last weekend, a cherished, enjoyable family reunion like most of us celebrate these happy weeks of summer. As I sat on the porch … more

A Scratch-And-Sniff Stamp for an Ailing Business

The numbers don’t look good for the U.S. Postal Service. Last year it reported its sixth straight annual operating loss, in the amount of $2.7 billion. During fiscal year 2017, the USPS delivered … more

A Bishop Who Has Brought Us His Joy

We wish Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro nothing but the best as he begins what we hope will be an enjoyable retirement. He’s certainly earned it. As episcopal vicar of Orange, … more

Bishop Dominick Lagonegro Retiring With Joy in His Heart

Pope Francis this week accepted the resignation of New York Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro, who most recently has served as episcopal vicar of Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Rockland … more

A Freedom Too Far

Which of our many liberties do we value most? What are some ways we can remind ourselves to thank God each day that we live in this land of the free? Americans embody independence. In fact, … more

Faith of Our Fathers

Last weekend’s newspapers, and reports on TV and radio, understandably had a lot on dads, since Sunday was Fathers’ Day. Was it just me, though, or were there more stories than usual … more

Perfect Spot for a Reunion Of a Belize High School

When Sandra Pou Pulliam first contacted Catholic New York about her 50-year high school reunion, she suggested taking out an advertisement. Colleagues in our advertising department felt she might be … more

An Inhumane Policy That Must Stop

For once, we hope this editorial will be outdated by the time you read it. The topic is the horrendous policy implemented in recent weeks by the Trump administration to separate thousands of … more

Jesús Sana Nuestras Dolencias

En el Evangelio se nos dice que Jesús “recorría toda Galilea, enseñando en sus sinagogas, proclamando la Buena Nueva del Reino y curando toda enfermedad y toda dolencia en el pueblo. Su fama … more
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