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Language and Truth by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Language and Truth by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares I believe it was the English writer Aldous Huxley, author of the frightening novel regarding our possible future entitled “Brave New World”, who once wrote that if you change the … Continue reading

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Souls by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Souls by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Every Sunday we profess in the Creed our belief in the Resurrection of the Body. We say this glibly, not realizing how it goes against the popular conception we have regarding what … Continue reading

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Christ on Ditmars Blvd by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Christ on Ditmars Blvd by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Catholicism has always embraced the Arts. All through her history, she has given her imprimatur to paintings, poems, sculptures (much in opposition to other religions who felt this art … Continue reading

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To Admonish is to Love by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “To Admonish is to Love by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of the most difficult things about being a Pastor is that at times I need to correct something or someone. There is a disturbance of some kind. … Continue reading

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Working Together by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Working Together by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Sometimes the only way we learn is when we are confronted with facts we cannot change and that elicit an assertive response. As a world, we are facing problems that are … Continue reading

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Separate and Mutually Supportive by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Separate and Mutually Supportive by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of the marvels of our constitutional system is the benign and mutually supportive nature of the relationship between Church and State, Religion and Politics. While Continental Secularism (born … Continue reading

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Creating Holy Things by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Creating Holy Things by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of God’s greatest gifts to us is sharing in His creativity. Of course, God makes things out of nothing (ex nihilo). We have to use materials, both physical and … Continue reading

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The Education of the Heart by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Education of the Heart by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares It may seem to be a very strange phrase, The Education of the Heart. We usually think that education is a function of the mind and the intellect. … Continue reading

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The Art of Wonder by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Art of Wonder by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares People often stop me and tell me how much they enjoy these weekly reflections. This is especially true of my reminiscences of growing up in the 50’s in Brooklyn. … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Art of Letting Go by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of the key ideas of the spiritual journey is the importance of detachment. All the great saints and mystics speak of the importance of this virtue. Sometimes … Continue reading

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