Monthly Archives: December 2019

A God That Matters by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A God That Matters by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the unfortunate consequences of the political doctrine of the separation of Church and State is the banishment of religion from the realm of politics and the day-to-day … Continue reading

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St. Stephen, the Protomartyr

Share the post “St. Stephen, the Protomartyr” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint First Century Chosen as one of the 7 deacons mentioned in Acts of the Apostles Called the Protomartyr, the first martyr of the Church He was martyred by stoning Saul of Tarsus … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The Fourth Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with child through the Holy … Continue reading

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The Way Forward by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Way Forward by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of my favorite stories is about my Aunt who I visited in Italy while I was a college student. She was elderly and very depressed. She would sigh a … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Monday

Share the post “Reconciliation Monday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint CHURCHES OPEN FOR CONFESSION ON RECONCILIATION MONDAY The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, in partnership with Timothy Cardinal Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York, is reminding New York Catholics that December … Continue reading

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Gaudete Sunday

Share the post “Gaudete Sunday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When John the Baptist heard in prison of the works of the Christ, he sent his disciples to Jesus with this question, “Are you the one who is to come,or should we look for … Continue reading

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Amazon and the Amazon by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Amazon and the Amazon by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Someone seemed very upset. She asked me whether or not I heard what Amazon was doing. I naturally thought about the company. When people now say ‘Amazon’, they are … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The Second Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judeaand saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose

Share the post “St. Ambrose” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Bishop and Doctor Ambrose was born into an aristocratic Roman family during the Fourth Century. His father was praetorian prefect of Gaul. He was trained in law and eventually was made governor of Liguria … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas

Share the post “St. Nicholas” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint St. Nicholas lived during the third and fourth centuries. Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of the ancient city of Myra in Asia Minor. He … Continue reading

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