Monthly Archives: August 2020

Can Bad People do Good Things? by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Can Bad People do Good Things? by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I remember getting in the middle of an argument between two seminary professors. Their argument revolved around the composer Richard Wagner. For all those who might be … Continue reading

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Meaning of Words by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Meaning of Words by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Words are amazing vehicles of meaning. But sometimes they change. I remember going to Italy as a teenager and using the word in Italian that I thought meant ‘bathroom’. It … Continue reading

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A Real Woman by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “A Real Woman by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint As I write this, I am at the old Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, LI on retreat. It is very quiet and peaceful here. The Virus has kept … Continue reading

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The Cross – Our Only Hope by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Cross – Our Only Hope by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There is a very central concept theologically that is epigrammatically stated in Latin: Ave Crux Spes Unica or “Hail O Cross, Our Only Hope”. It gives us … Continue reading

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