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The Development of Dogma by Monsignor Ferrarese

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Social and Theo Closeness 190 by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Social and Theo Closeness 190 by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We have heard a lot about distance in the last few months. Social distance has been lauded and praised and considered essential for safety. Hospitals and Nursing Homes … Continue reading

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A Perfect Storm by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Perfect Storm by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When we look at the Church in the present world, there is little to suggest the coming storm. Things are still moving the way they have been in living memory. … Continue reading

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Weekly Update by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Weekly Update by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Dear Friends in Christ, I had intended to share this life story of St. Margaret of York with you by placing a segment each week in the bulletin (and then online). … Continue reading

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CHAPTER ONE: An Excerpt from the Beginning of “The Recusant: A Life of St. Margaret of York”, written by Rev. Msgr. Fernando Ferrarese

Share the post “CHAPTER ONE: An Excerpt from the Beginning of “The Recusant: A Life of St. Margaret of York”, written by Rev. Msgr. Fernando Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Past is Prologue Below the fugitive moon, the moors of Yorkshire kept … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Sharing by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A New Kind of Sharing by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the things that I enjoy doing is writing. And for the past few years, I have been sharing my thoughts and observations here in our weekly … Continue reading

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A Bad Conscience by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Bad Conscience by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint For many Americans, one’s own conscience is the ultimate arbiter of the truth and charts the course of possible moral responses to any number of problems. After the Protestant Reformation … Continue reading

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Can Bad People do Good Things? by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Can Bad People do Good Things? by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I remember getting in the middle of an argument between two seminary professors. Their argument revolved around the composer Richard Wagner. For all those who might be … Continue reading

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Meaning of Words by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Meaning of Words by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Words are amazing vehicles of meaning. But sometimes they change. I remember going to Italy as a teenager and using the word in Italian that I thought meant ‘bathroom’. It … Continue reading

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A Real Woman by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Real Woman by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As I write this, I am at the old Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, LI on retreat. It is very quiet and peaceful here. The Virus has kept … Continue reading

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