Rev. Aaron Ferris

Posts by Rev. Aaron Ferris

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For October 14, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For October 14, 2018

We reflected last week on the serious nature and consequences of sin, which raises the question: what do we do...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For October 7, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For October 7, 2018

To start our discussion about our response to sin, it is helpful to know what sin is. The Catechism of...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 30, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 30, 2018

Almost every news headline is about sin these days. The old adage of journalism that “bad news is good news”...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 16, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 16, 2018

I want to sum up these writings about tithing by returning to some of the reasons God has called us...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 9, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 9, 2018

I hope everyone took some time to reflect on the range possibilities included in the Church’s call for material support...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 2, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For September 2, 2018

I hope you liked last week’s break from talking about money. I hope I am done with surprises for a...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 19, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 19, 2018

I hope you were able to spend some time reflecting on the Gospel passages I offered in last week’s bulletin....

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 12, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 12, 2018

In the Old Testament God commanded His people to tithe ten percent. We have seen the importance of this over...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 5, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For August 5, 2018

I hope last week’s article was helpful in beginning to understand the spiritual significance of tithing. The spiritual benefits do...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 29, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 29, 2018

Last week we reflected on the role money can have in our sense of freedom, security, and ego. The more...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 22, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 22, 2018

We pick up our discussion about money and tithing with the value of money and sacrifice. By the value of...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 15, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 15, 2018

Last week I announced at Mass that the diocese is in the preparation stages of a capital campaign to raise...

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 8, 2018

From The Hand of Fr. Aaron Ferris For July 8, 2018

Recently, in one afternoon, I spoke with one friend about his mother’s impending funeral. Almost immediately after that conversation, I...

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