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Quid Pro Quo by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Quid Pro Quo by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Latin is back in the headlines! This ancient mode of communication has had an amazing and long life. Not bad for a supposedly dead language! In the current impeachment debate, … Continue reading

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Christian Humanism by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Christian Humanism by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In the perennial debate at Christmastime regarding how to refer to this great feast that has been largely secularized, we often do not realize that the word often put forth as … Continue reading

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Worth Waiting For by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Worth Waiting For by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Toward the end of the liturgical cycle (it begins on the First Sunday of Advent and ends with the Solemnity of Christ the King), we are asked to think about … Continue reading

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Growing Old by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Growing Old by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Often times, people in their elder years have said to me (usually after telling me of their aches and pains): “Don’t get old!” It’s a funny expression because we don’t have … Continue reading

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The Unwanted Power by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Unwanted Power by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the most uncomfortable things about our internal life as Christians is anger. We often confess it because we feel it often and it makes us very uncomfortable. It … Continue reading

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False Dichotomies by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “False Dichotomies by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When Martin Luther said, “Here I stand, I can do no other”, he established a leading Protestant Principle of making a choice in an ‘either/or’ context. It is either one or … Continue reading

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The Two Popes by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Two Popes by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In a short time, Netflix will unveil its new movie called ‘The Two Popes’. I always get a little nervous when the mainstream media try to comment on spiritual and … Continue reading

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Guns and Roses by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Guns and Roses by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Sometimes when we look at a painting, we can come very close to it and get lost in the way colors blend and observe minutely the contours of the brush … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Divine by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Glimpses of the Divine by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Recently, I attended a performance of the Ballet “Jewels” at the New York City Ballet (one of the foremost Ballet Companies of the world). During a very quiet and … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Sticks and Stones by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When I think back on my childhood growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950’s, I tend to see it with a lot of nostalgia. When I visit our Academy children, … Continue reading

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