Monthly Archives: May 2018

Pecking Order by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Pecking Order by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint For many, the recent royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was a storybook moment, a fairy tale that hints at an enchanted world where we can all be seen … Continue reading

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Bede the Venerable

Share the post “Bede the Venerable” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Bede the Venerable Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor, who lived during the 7th & 8th centuries in the Kingdom of Northumbria in northeast England.  … Continue reading

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Beauty Matters by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Beauty Matters by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Just recently, a show opened at the Metropolitan Museum called “Heavenly Bodies” in which the beauty of the habits and clothing of the Catholic Imagination are appreciated and celebrated, and where … Continue reading

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The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

Share the post “The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Pope Francis has created a new Marian liturgical celebration, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church.  It is to … Continue reading

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What does the Pentecost Event have to do with the Church today?

Share the post “What does the Pentecost Event have to do with the Church today?” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint What does the Pentecost Event have to do with the Church today? Many individuals might question why an event that occurred about 2,000 years … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of Pentecost

Share the post “The Solemnity of Pentecost” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Solemnity of Pentecost “When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Is Not a Bird! by Monsignor Ferarrese

Share the post “The Holy Spirit Is Not a Bird! by Monsignor Ferarrese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We can relate to the First Person of the Blessed Trinity because when we say ‘Father’ we have a clear and moving idea of what a … Continue reading

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How Far is Far Enough? by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “How Far is Far Enough? by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I was recently sitting with some longtime friends. They were from my first parish where I was a deacon. I have known them for over 40 years. As … Continue reading

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Holy Leisure by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Holy Leisure by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One would think that the topic of leisure has no place in theological or spiritual reflection. It seems like something one does between periods of important work. At the very least, … Continue reading

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