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Right Thinking and Wrong Thinking by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Right Thinking and Wrong Thinking by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Sometimes, over time, some important concepts get clarified. If they are not followed, mayhem ensues; not just intellectually, but socially and politically. It is similar to mathematical formulae. … Continue reading

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Resurrection Now by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Resurrection Now by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares There is a very funny film adaptation of a novel by the great English Catholic writer named Evelyn Waugh. The name of the novel and the film is “The Loved One”. … Continue reading

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After This, Our Exile by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “After This, Our Exile by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares During the course of the beautiful Marian hymn Salve Regina (Hail Holy Queen), there is the poignant phrase: “And, after this, our exile, show unto us the Blessed Fruit … Continue reading

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Battle Lines by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Battle Lines by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares If you’re like me, you’re probably sitting in front of the TV and watching the news about the war in Ukraine. You’re also probably thinking that this is an exhausting, depressing … Continue reading

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Angels and Devils by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Angels and Devils by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares I recently began to show to the 6th, 7th and 8th graders in our Academy a few episodes of the landmark series ‘The Chosen’, which is a streaming show about … Continue reading

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It All Begins Inside by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “It All Begins Inside by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares When Jimmy Carter was President, he agreed to be interviewed by a famous magazine. During the course of the interchange, echoing the moral strictures imposed by Jesus, he said … Continue reading

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Why do Good? by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Why do Good? by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of the most honest responses to a request for help is: What’s in it for me? We have to admit that often what we do is because we want … Continue reading

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Habits of Being by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Habits of Being by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares It is easy to agree with the statement: habits are difficult to form and hard to break. By habit I mean a tendency to repeated action based on a previous … Continue reading

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First Principles by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “First Principles by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares Sometimes we make great errors because we don’t understand the overriding context within which we make decisions and accomplish actions in our life. Perhaps an example will help. One summer day, … Continue reading

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Heaven by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Heaven by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares We have reflected in the last meditation (Hell?, 02/06/22) on the reality, even the necessity, of hell and its intrinsic relationship with the justice of God. I would like to turn now … Continue reading

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