Monthly Archives: December 2018

Excessive Unnecessary Magnificent Love by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Excessive Unnecessary Magnificent Love by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the most challenging questions that faced me when I was on Sabbatical in Jerusalem was the question posed by one of the Non-Christian Scholars that taught us. … Continue reading

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The Season of Christmas, part two

Share the post “The Season of Christmas, part two” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Yes, folks you are reading the title of this reflection correctly, Christmas is not only a day in the Church year, but a season in the Church year as well!  … Continue reading

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The Season of Christmas

Share the post “The Season of Christmas” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustusthat the whole world should be enrolled.This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria.So all went to be enrolled, each … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The Fourth Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Mary set outand traveled to the hill country in hasteto a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariahand greeted Elizabeth.When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting,the infant leaped in her … Continue reading

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The Nameless Virtue by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Nameless Virtue by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Having considered the Theological Virtues of Faith and Hope in the last two reflections (Faithful,12/09/18) (Ultimate Concern, 12/16/18), one would naturally expect this essay to center on the third of … Continue reading

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Ultimate Concern by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Ultimate Concern by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In my last essay (Faithful, 12/09/19), I spoke about the importance of faith. Nothing is possible without it. Since it is the foundation of the spiritual edifice, there can be no … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The Second Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region … Continue reading

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Faithful by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Faithful by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint It is a truism today that commitments don’t hold for very long. If something better comes along, you simply renegotiate things. One’s word is just that: a word, which can be changed by … Continue reading

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The First Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The First Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Jesus said to his disciples: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the … Continue reading

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The Season of Advent

Share the post “The Season of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Season of Advent The season of Advent is an important season in the Liturgical Calendar. The season of Advent encompasses the four weeks prior to Christmas. The word Advent derives from … Continue reading

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