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I was pleased to read the article in the Dec. 20 issue of Catholic New York about St. Patrick’s parish in Verplanck. Until his retirement, my uncle, Msgr. Daniel M. Dougherty, was the pastor there … more
One of the feasts of this Christmas season I very much enjoy is the Sunday after Christmas, the Feast of the Holy Family, which we celebrated last Sunday. That baby born just last week is true God … more
We live in a world that is increasingly noisy. Here in New York, it seems that there is a constant cacophony of sound surrounding us. As frustrating as that can be, it is especially challenging to … more
I’ve always appreciated the notion of self-care in an Oprah Winfrey, hot-baths-and-expensive-chocolates kind of way. We work so hard, the thinking goes, that we deserve a break here and there. So … more
Desde el inicio de su pontificado el papa Francisco se ha expresado en múltiples ocasiones, a través de discursos, homilías y documentos eclesiales, que quiere una iglesia para los pobres, … more
Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, marked 75 years of service in December, and we want to join the chorus of supporters and admirers … more
Not New Year's resolutions but New Year's restitutions. What are these restitutions and why are they better than resolutions?    To begin with, we all know that when it comes to New … more
The annual Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon is often cited as the official kickoff to the Christmas season in New York, and it sure felt that way to the 810 guests at the 73rd gathering held in the … more
I realize I am dating myself, but I remember George Burns, the crusty comedian. One of his lines I enjoyed was, “It’s not that I don’t believe in God. I do! It’s just that … more
I love Irish music, and one of my favorite groups is Cherish the Ladies, the internationally acclaimed band of women musicians who play Irish and Celtic music. I knew they were doing their annual … more
Father, We Thank Thee, Who Hast Planted” has long been one of my favorite hymns. Its tune, taken from the 16th-century “Genevan Psalter,” is eminently singable. The hymn text—when not … more
With the fourth Sunday of Advent upon us, the Church calendar gives Catholics another opportunity to make our hearts ready to welcome the Lord. Hopefully our Advent journey has prepared us well to … more
Currently in The Frick Collection’s Cabinet Gallery, The Charterhouse of Bruges exhibit sheds light on the intersection of religion, art and patronage in late medieval northern Europe. The … more
El hombre no puede vivir sin esperanza; pero, hay esperanzas cuyo contenido se agota en un horizonte puramente intramundano, como las utopías de un mundo mejor que han intentado realizarse a lo … more
Me doy de cuenta que estoy reflexionando a mí mismo, pero me recuerdo de George Burns, el comediante crujiente. Una de sus frases que disfruté fue: “No es que no creo en Dios. … more
Re: Msgr. Kevin Nelan’s article entitled “Why Am I Celibate?” (CNY, Nov. 22). After reading Catholic New York and its predecessor, the Catholic News, for decades, I nominate this article as … more
I want to thank Catholic New York and reporter Dan Pietrafesa for the inspiring and excellent article and photo coverage you gave to The University of Notre Dame on their service projects and Mass … more
I always love reading the milestones that you print of the many dedicated clergy and religious of the archdiocese. It was especially nice to see Sister Cecilia Ann Flynn, O.P., and Sister Rita … more
I have often sat through eulogies after Funeral Masses where the deceased is described as a nice person, a successful individual, a great friend, a fun and humorous person, blah, blah, blah. Many … more
The news that a Chinese researcher had edited genes in two human embryos and then implanted them in a woman sent shockwaves throughout the scientific community. As well it should. The … more
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