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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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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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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 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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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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A Tragic Loss by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Tragic Loss by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the things that I love to do is read. Ever since I was a kid, I looked at books as magical doors into amazing adventures. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Same Thing! by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “It’s Not the Same Thing! by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Halloween is over and done, and for many of us, thank God!,  what started out as a Vigil for the Roman Catholic Feast of All Saints (All Hallows) has … Continue reading

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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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