Monthly Archives: January 2019

End Times by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “End Times by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Our parish was a primary witness to an event that was seen by the entire city: what has been called the “Astoria Borealis”. Shortly after 9 pm on that fateful night, … Continue reading

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Lost and Found by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Lost and Found by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the saddest moments of my Pastorate here at Immac was the day that I said goodbye to the Holy Union Sisters who served our parish for so many … Continue reading

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The Gathering Storm by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Gathering Storm by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As wonderful as our country is, we have made some serious mistakes in our history: slavery, the isolation of Native Americans, and the internment of Japanese Americans. But the thing … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Paradise Lost by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There is an old Joni Mitchell song that has this verse in it: “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till its gone! They paved … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi

Share the post “The Feast of the Magi” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Feast of the Magi “When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is the … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi, continued

Share the post “The Feast of the Magi, continued” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Is there any history behind this feast? Yes, there is actually.  According to About.com: “Like many of the most ancient Christian feasts, Epiphany was first celebrated in the East, where … Continue reading

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Passion and Freedom by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Passion and Freedom by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Sometimes we are absolutely sure that we are right and everyone else is wrong. We approach these judgments with a fervor and a conviction that seems to preclude any other … Continue reading

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