Monthly Archives: August 2017

Prayer and Power by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Prayer and Power by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint At the end of my last essay, I promised to write about why the existence of monasticism and the contemplative tradition can be of benefit to all of us who … Continue reading

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Why It Is So Important by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Why It Is So Important by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the elements of the Church that I find so compelling and inspiring is the whole area of monasticism. Rather than an esoteric part of our faith, … Continue reading

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Health and Holiness by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Health and Holiness by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In the last essay (Under Our Noses, 8/13/17), we outlined the reasons why what we eat is important to God. In the history of revelation, God has taken an extraordinary … Continue reading

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For the Solemnity of the Assumption

Share the post “For the Solemnity of the Assumption” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint For the Solemnity of the Assumption or the Dormition of Mary as the Eastern churches refer to it.  And it can be appropriate for today. “My soul proclaims the greatness … Continue reading

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Under Our Noses by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Under Our Noses by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Many people are concerned about their health. This is understandable. Who wants to get sick and, even more, who wants to die? So much money is involved in our health-care … Continue reading

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Fear, Again by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Fear, Again by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Growing up in the 50’s, we were very concerned with the threat of nuclear attack. Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union took his shoe off at the United Nations and pounded … Continue reading

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