Monthly Archives: September 2016

An Historic Proposal by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “An Historic Proposal by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Someone recently submitted a proposal to the next President, whoever they may be: just as there is a circle of economic advisors always on hand to advise the President on … Continue reading

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The Three Verbs of Systemic Change by Father Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “The Three Verbs of Systemic Change by Father Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint An interesting look at this topic. What are the verbs of Systemic Change? Father Robert Maloney, C.M., former Superior General writes: Systematize, institutionalize and evaluate the … Continue reading

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Listening to the Voice Within Us by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Listening to the Voice Within Us by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The elevation of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to sainthood has given us the opportunity to consider the life of this extraordinary woman so as to discover what … Continue reading

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A Great Leap Forward by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Great Leap Forward by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Islam is presently going through a major crisis of identity. It is tearing apart its faith and causing enormous problems for the entire world community. Like most gigantic issues, … Continue reading

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Paving Paradise by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Paving Paradise by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As I was going to college, one of my favorite singers was the folk singer Joni Mitchell. One of the memorable passages in her always poetic lyrics is: “Don’t it always … Continue reading

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Why should I consider a retreat?

Share the post “Why should I consider a retreat?” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Three: Why should I consider a retreat? We should consider a retreat for any number of reasons: They can give us a better understanding of where we are in our … Continue reading

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What purpose does a retreat serve?

Share the post “What purpose does a retreat serve?” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Two: What purpose does a retreat serve? Retreats can serve quite a number of purposes: Just as our physical bodies need a vacation from work to be renewed and refreshed, … Continue reading

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What exactly is a retreat?

Share the post “What exactly is a retreat?” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As we near the time for our annual parish retreat I thought that I’d respond to some questions that I’ve been asked about retreats and their purpose. What is a retreat, … Continue reading

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Beginning Anew by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Beginning Anew by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint We make a big thing of New Year resolutions, but January is not a great time to begin things: we just went through a whole Christmas season filled with activities and … Continue reading

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