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For a Higher Purpose by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “For a Higher Purpose by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Every time that we come to the Olympics, we seem to lay aside our differences and concentrate on the greatness of human effort and the respect that we should … Continue reading

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Gratitude – A State of Being by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Gratitude – A State of Being by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I was recently speaking with a priest in Florida where I was on vacation. Among other ministries, he is the chaplain at a local prison. He has … Continue reading

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Permission to Hate by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Permission to Hate by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Sometimes the headlines scream off the page. Almost every day, one of our tabloids attacks, ridicules and defames someone who according to the editors has no reason to exist. They … Continue reading

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Aging and Wisdom by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Aging and Wisdom by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Whenever I talk with a class of children in our Academy or Religious Education (CCD) Program about growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s, they look at me as though … Continue reading

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Letting Them Decide by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Letting Them Decide by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint   A number of years ago, I attended a meeting concerning the future of Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary, colloquially called “Cathedral Prep”. At that time, Cathedral Prep had two … Continue reading

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What Really Happened… by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “What Really Happened… by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint If you are like me, you are more confused than edified by the reporting of news to the public. In the days of Walter Cronkite, it was assumed that what … Continue reading

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The Silent Years by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Silent Years by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint With the advent of Freud and the whole psychoanalytic approach to understanding human behavior, a person’s origin; a person’s DNA; a person’s early childhood, seemingly innocuous events in their childhood, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Well by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Mary’s Well by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There was a sadness about him. He was a priest I met while on retreat in the Benedictine monastery of Mount Saviour. He was on retreat like myself. He was from … Continue reading

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On Resolutions and Self-Improvement by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “On Resolutions and Self-Improvement by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint It is around this time that we take stock of ourselves and come up with resolutions for the New Year. Sometimes these can be so far-ranging that the hope … Continue reading

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Flying by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Flying by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As I am writing this, I am flying somewhere over the Mid-Atlantic States on my way to South Carolina. My cousin, Joe Ferrarese, just died at the age of 97. He is … Continue reading

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