Monthly Archives: August 2018

A Faith Community by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Faith Community by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares One of the most difficult things to decipher in talking with prospective new parishioners is where a person or couple or family is in their faith journey. Sure, they may all … Continue reading

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Jesus — Stranger to Self-Hatred by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Jesus — Stranger to Self-Hatred by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares The double commandment of love, meaning ‘Love God with all you have and love your neighbor as yourself,’ seems simple and easy to do. Nothing could be further … Continue reading

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Monastic Musings by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Monastic Musings by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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” FacebookTwitterShare…Shares 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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