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Strategy of the Devil by Monsignor Ferrarese

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Hope by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Hope by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares I got a call recently out of nowhere from a friend that works in the Diocese. She asked, quite randomly, whether I had gotten the COVID-19 vaccine yet. I briefly told her … Continue reading

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The Big Shift by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Big Shift by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Do you ever get the impression that something big is happening? So many life-changing things are occurring at the same time. Is it not possible that it could be so … Continue reading

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False Heroes by Monsignor Ferrarese

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Saints: Heroes & Heroines of Simplicity by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Saints: Heroes & Heroines of Simplicity by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares As the world becomes more and more centered on the self, but continues to ask questions of faith and understanding of our purpose in this world, I … Continue reading

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Dangerous Times by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Dangerous Times by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Sometimes there is a drastic turn in history. No one usually sees it coming, but when it arrives, everyone claims to have thought it would emerge. When I think back to … Continue reading

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Being Alone by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Being Alone by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares In my last essay [We Are Family, 01/10/21], I spoke about the importance of and the need for family and community. This essay is meant to be a ‘companion’ piece (irony … Continue reading

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We Are Family by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “We Are Family by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares We all recognize the words of that jingle of a song that repeat incessantly: ‘We are family’. These are words that remind us of every person’s need for a base … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Quiet Man by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Pope Francis has declared 2021 to be a year especially devoted to St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church. To me, St. Joseph is the most underestimated of all the … Continue reading

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Regrets and Renewals by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Regrets and Renewals by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Whenever we got to another New Year’s Eve, my Mom would make a similar warning to all those gathering for the yearly welcoming of the new year: “Watch what you … Continue reading

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