Monthly Archives: September 2016

An Historic Proposal by Monsignor Ferrarese

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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.” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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

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A Great Leap Forward by Monsignor Ferrarese

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Paving Paradise by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Paving Paradise by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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?” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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?

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What exactly is a retreat?

Share the post “What exactly is a retreat?” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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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