Catholic Courier

Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Letters to the Editor

January 4, 2017
Visit schools to gauge faith

The Diocese’s Department of Catholic Schools and its 19 Catholic schools recently were recommended for accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

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January 4, 2017
What rates for families?

It was with interest that I read about the (Middle States) accreditation process for the Catholic Schools. I wonder what a "faith based" accreditation process would show for these same schools.

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January 4, 2017
Shocked at need for pass

I am a regular Mass attender. I was going to be moving around a lot on Christmas weekend and I decided to attend Christmas Mass at a parish that was not my usual. 

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December 5, 2016
'T-shirt wearer' ponders issue

I have just read a lovely comment ("Better than staying home," Catholic Courier November 2016 print edition) from Ms. Kelley; her comment being in response to another who had commented on people wearing T-shirts to Church.

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December 5, 2016
Awaits end to abortion

Jesus humbled Himself and became human. As St. Elizabeth said to Mary: "Blessed are you among all woman." So therefore at the moment of conception, life exists and begins.

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December 5, 2016
Grateful for parish priests

On Oct. 30, we at Our Mother of Sorrows said farewell to Father Winfried Kellner as he retired. I think we all knew it would come someday, but for me it was the suddenness of the announcement that caught me off guard.

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October 31, 2016
Links abortion to war stance

It is no coincidence that the Catholic Church in the United States and in New York state has failed in its efforts to reduce the number of abortions, the increase in physician suicides, violent abuse within families, racism, the opioid epidemic, and continued decline in ecological systems.

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October 31, 2016
Better than staying home

A while back, a woman made a comment about people wearing T-shirts to church. 

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October 31, 2016
Lauds the late Fr. Philipps

After waiting 14 years, I had been received into the Church just before coming to Rochester in 1960 to Blessed Sacrament parish. Within two years, I had met and married another parishioner, and the Vatican Council was in full swing. Father (John) Philipps served that parish at least some of that time and was my confessor for over a decade, all told.

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October 31, 2016
Seek aid of new martyr

The slain priest Jacques Hamel as he prepared the Mass of Jesus’ last supper (on July 26 was) martyred for his belief of Jesus. Just as St. Thomas Becket was murdered in his church at the foot of the altar so was Father Jacques Hamel. The priest was slain in the house of the Lord.

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