Monthly Archives: August 2019

Newman and the New Man by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Newman and the New Man by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Recently, I was speaking with my Spiritual Director, whom I asked to lead our Parish Retreat this year: Msgr. Charles Fink. In discussing the subject of the retreat, … Continue reading

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Fooling Ourselves by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Fooling Ourselves by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint It is amazing how easily we can fool ourselves into thinking that we are doing the will of God when we are really just doing what we want and canonizing our … Continue reading

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Learning About Life by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Learning About Life by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Recently, I had the good fortune to sign up for an intensive workshop on “writing Icons”. I was told by our teacher, a great Greek iconographer named Theodore, that one … Continue reading

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Solitude and Loneliness by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Solitude and Loneliness by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When I speak to people of my love for monks and hermits, they look at me with a rather blank expression on their faces. Most people have had no interaction … Continue reading

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Auras by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Auras by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint During my brief vacation in Russia, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the homes of two of the greatest writers who ever lived, favorites of mine. These great men were Leo … Continue reading

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