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Dangerous Times by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Dangerous Times by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint 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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An Unlikely King by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “An Unlikely King by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I’d like to tell you the story of the life of a King. A single mother, Mary, in an out-of-the-way province gives birth away from home and family. Her saintly … Continue reading

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Just Another Nice Guy by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Just Another Nice Guy by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Recently I watched a program on PBS about Jesus. It was meant to be a fresh, more ‘scientific’ understanding of the itinerant Palestinian peasant who became the most famous … Continue reading

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Politics and Principles by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Politics and Principles by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint During the buildup to the recent Presidential election, someone asked Bishop Robert Barron whether he was a Democrat or a Republican. His answer was simple: “I am a Catholic”. The … Continue reading

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Chapter I – Installment 2 of “The Recusant: A Life of St. Margaret of York”, by Rev. Msgr. Fernando Ferrarese

Share the post “Chapter I – Installment 2 of “The Recusant: A Life of St. Margaret of York”, by Rev. Msgr. Fernando Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In another part of York, at Davygate, at the tavern soon to be owned by Henry … Continue reading

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God and Education by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “God and Education by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Whether you ask in India or in the Middle East or in Africa regarding the best education available in those areas, they will most likely respond: The Catholics. Try in … 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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Of Time and Maturity by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Of Time and Maturity by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Things happen so quickly now. We are so used to the constant movement of images on our multiple screens. We begin to think that this is the natural movement … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of Pentecost

Share the post “The Solemnity of Pentecost” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint “When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of Easter

Share the post “The Solemnity of Easter” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Solemnity of Easter “Christós anésti!” “Alithós anésti!” “When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him.  … Continue reading

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