Fr. Damian J. Ference

About Fr. Damian J. Ference

Fr. Damian J. Ference was ordained for the Diocese of Cleveland in 2003. He earned his licentiate in philosophy at the Catholic University of America in 2009 and is currently an assistant professor of philosophy and member of the formation faculty at Borromeo Seminary in Wickliffe, Ohio.

On Smoking and Running

It becomes very clear that when we say “no” to things that threaten our vocations—sometimes even good things—we imitate Christ in saying “yes” to the will of the Father. I entered the seminary right out of high school. And believe it or n … [Read more...]

Why vocation programs don’t work

Living examples of discipleship are the only things that will increase vocations.

For some time now we as a Church have been scrambling in an earnest attempt to remedy our vocation problem. The vocation of marriage has taken the worst beating, as over half of the marriages in our country end up in divorce, Catholic … [Read more...]