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The Brilliant Dawn by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Brilliant Dawn by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In the last essay (The Black Mirror – 04/08/18), I tried to show how the passivity bred in us by the “black mirror” of the screens of “fake reality” that … Continue reading

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The Black Mirror by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Black Mirror by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the more frightening series that I have seen on TV is the Netflix series called ‘Black Mirror’. This is a somewhat modern ‘Twilight Zone’. Having seen all four … Continue reading

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Easter

Share the post “Easter” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Solemnity of Easter “Christós anésti!” “Alithós anésti!”   “When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him.  Very early … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

Share the post “Holy Saturday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Holy Saturday Holy Saturday is the final day of the Triduum and of Holy Week. It is a day of little liturgical activity, for example, there is no Mass. The sacrament of Reconciliation can … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Share the post “Good Friday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Good Friday Good Friday is the most solemn day of the liturgical year. It is so solemn a day that there is NO Mass celebrated on Good Friday. On Good Friday we commemorate the … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

Share the post “Holy Thursday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Holy Thursday On Holy Thursday we commemorate the Last Supper, the remembrance of the Passover meal celebrated by Jesus and his disciples. Holy Thursday is also called Maundy Thursday. This comes from the Latin … Continue reading

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The Paschal Triduum

Share the post “The Paschal Triduum” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Paschal Triduum Within Holy Week is the Paschal Triduum. The Paschal Triduum consists of the last three days of Holy Week – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. The USCCB calls … Continue reading

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Sports and God by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Sports and God by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint At the last Super Bowl, I was disappointed that my favorite team, the Giants (apology to Jets fans!), did not make it as one of the two contenders. Even though … Continue reading

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Archbishop Oscar Romero

Share the post “Archbishop Oscar Romero” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Archbishop Oscar Romero 15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980

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Does It Really Matter? by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Does It Really Matter? by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We go through this every year: the Christian Festival, I mean. Christmas is over and so, in the middle of Lent, we await Easter. Maybe because I am growing … Continue reading

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