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Turnstile Forgiveness by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Turnstile Forgiveness by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Sacrament of Confession is a key part of the sacramental system in Catholicism. It has developed over the centuries to this present form. Today, one can receive this Sacrament as often … Continue reading

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Anger Management by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Anger Management by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the most common spiritual problems that people talk about in Spiritual Direction sessions is their struggles with anger. It is a very uncomfortable emotion, and even in its milder forms … Continue reading

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Elections by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Elections by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There has been a lot of hype regarding these upcoming midterm elections. Usually the turnout is poor and a blow for the party in power; but, as our country has become more polarized, … Continue reading

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A Good Scare by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Good Scare by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When I was a kid, I used to love to be scared. Whether on a freewheeling roller coaster or at a horror movie, I would love to jump up and scream! … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Science by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Faith, Hope and Science by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In spite of all the terrible, boring and misleading things that one sees on TV, sometimes a program comes through with a great deal of truth in a way that … Continue reading

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Saint Pope Paul VI

Share the post “Saint Pope Paul VI” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Saint Pope Paul VI Canonized October 14, 2018 “If you want peace, work for justice.” “Peace is not merely the absence of war. Nor can it be reduced solely to the maintenance … Continue reading

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Saint Oscar Romero

Share the post “Saint Oscar Romero” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Saint Oscar Romero Canonized October 14, 2018 “Peace is the product of justice and love.” “The absolute desire of ‘having more’ encourages the selfishness that destroys communal bonds among the children of God. … Continue reading

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Neighborhoods by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Neighborhoods by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Perhaps the past looks overly rosy when one looks back, but we have to admit that we are in the midst of profound changes in the way we live our daily lives. Some … Continue reading

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Purification by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Purification by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There are times when we need to clean things up and allow a renewal to sweep through our lives. Think of the concept of ‘spring cleaning’: Over the winter, things get dirty and … Continue reading

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On the Greatness of God and Our Limited Vision by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “On the Greatness of God and Our Limited Vision by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As long as I am the center of my tiny world, it is not hard to imagine God being very interested in everything I do. … Continue reading

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