Monthly Archives: October 2016

What is a saint (and why should we care)?

Share the post “What is a saint (and why should we care)?” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint What is a saint (and why should we care)? Take a good look at the person sitting next to you on the train, in the pew beside … Continue reading

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 The Inner Voice by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “ The Inner Voice by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint     In the last two essays, I tried to put forth the reasons it is wise to accept Catholic teaching in its total integrity and minimize or eliminate … Continue reading

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Dissent by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Dissent by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In my last essay, entitled ‘Cafeteria Catholicism’ I tried to show that one has to accept the whole of the Catholic enterprise for it to make sense to the individual believer. A … Continue reading

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The Our Father in Aramaic

Share the post “The Our Father in Aramaic” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Here is a link to a video showing the Our Father being chanted in Aramaic during Pope Francis’ visit to the country of Georgia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq3UX8yIBZI Aramaic is an ancient family of … Continue reading

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Cafeteria Catholicism by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Cafeteria Catholicism by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint A few years ago the phrase ‘Cafeteria Catholicism’ became very common. What it means is that there are Catholics who take what they want to accept from the vast array of … Continue reading

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Election by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Election by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Unless one lives under a rock, we are all aware that we are in an election season. Over and over again, the media hoists our choices before us in the most negative … Continue reading

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October, the month of the Rosary

Share the post “October, the month of the Rosary” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We’ve just started the month of October, the month of the Rosary.  Some of us might remember processions at night through the parish, I remember one that went to St. … Continue reading

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