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See, I Make All Things New! by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “See, I Make All Things New! by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There was a very heartrending moment in the film “The Passion of the Christ” that was also powerfully encouraging. Jesus is on the way to Crucifixion, carrying … Continue reading

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The Problem of Pain by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Problem of Pain by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Following my hernia surgery, I am in a moderate degree of physical pain. With all the painkillers that modern medicine has provided, this pain is kept to within the … Continue reading

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Resourcefulness and the Spiritual Quest by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Resourcefulness and the Spiritual Quest by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Growing up in the 50’s and early 60’s was a very different experience than growing up in today’s world. I grew up in the East New York section … Continue reading

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The Power of Thoughts by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Power of Thoughts by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As Americans we are pragmatic realists. We are impatient with theories and look down on ‘intellectuals’ who do not make our lives better in some perceptible and tangible way. … Continue reading

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I Make All Things New by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “I Make All Things New by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We have a mania for new things. Cars are traded in; appliances, which were once kept for decades, become obsolete in a few years. There is always the … Continue reading

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Identity and the Spiritual Life by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Identity and the Spiritual Life by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint How one chooses to define oneself has become a political issue. It is assumed that we can, by force of will, define the essence of our lives. Hidden … Continue reading

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Liturgical Resolutions — Part II by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Liturgical Resolutions — Part II by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Last week, we looked at two ways in which we can enhance our Lenten practice by making some basic changes in our way of participating at Mass (Liturgical … Continue reading

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Liturgical Resolutions — Part I by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Liturgical Resolutions — Part I by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In my last essay (Positive Sacrifices for this Lent, 02/24/19), I spoke about preparations for Lent. We were reflecting on what could be done in a positive sense … Continue reading

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Positive Sacrifices for this Lent by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Positive Sacrifices for this Lent by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Lent begins late this year (on March 6th), so we have a little time to do some planning with regards to the oft spoken-about concern: “What am I … Continue reading

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Deciding Who Is a Human Being by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Deciding Who Is a Human Being by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Sometimes a principle needs to re-expressed for its importance to be seen: It is an article of our faith that God creates each human being in His … Continue reading

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