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Monastic Musings by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Monastic Musings by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I am writing this essay from Holy Cross Monastery in Berryville, Virginia. This is a Trappist Monastery that follows the Rule of St. Benedict in a very strict way. I drove … Continue reading

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Correction and Loving by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Correction and Loving by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the most difficult forms of loving is the often-necessary practice of admonishment. This is, admittedly, a difficult and unfamiliar word; but it often comes up in spiritual literature … Continue reading

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A Unified Moral Universe by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Unified Moral Universe by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint It is not surprising to anyone if I point out that there are conservatives in government as well as liberals. This right/left paradigm is old hat. It is not … Continue reading

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Visions of the Kingdom of God – Part II: Freedom and Sin by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Visions of the Kingdom of God – Part II: Freedom and Sin by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint In my last essay, we saw that if everything in the moral order was fulfilled according to God’s will, we would … Continue reading

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Visions of the Kingdom of God – Part I by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Visions of the Kingdom of God – Part I by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The rise of populism around the world is a sharp rebuke to the exponents of the liberal project. Left to ourselves and supposedly free … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Random Acts of Kindness by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint When we speak of random acts, we often are speaking of random acts of violence. We often read in the newspapers that so-and-so was a victim of a random … Continue reading

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Toward a Catholic Feminism

Share the post “Toward a Catholic Feminism” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint It would seem a contradiction in terms to speak about a Catholic Feminism. Over the issue of abortion, secular feminists and the Church have been at war. They seem to be irreconcilable … Continue reading

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Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

Share the post “Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome Today’s feast is a commemoration of those Christians living in Rome that suffered and were martyred … Continue reading

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Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Share the post “Feast of Saints Peter and Paul” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Feast of Saints Peter and Paul On June 29th the church celebrates the feast of Saints Peter and Paul.  Even though they were not martyred at the same time there … Continue reading

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Pope Emeritus Benedict and Fake News by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Pope Emeritus Benedict and Fake News by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the primary insights of our former Pope Benedict XVI was that the most dangerous erroneous beliefs of the modern world is the relativity of Truth. … Continue reading

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