Articles by Fr. Ryan Sliwa

Fr. Ryan Sliwa

Father Ryan Sliwa was ordained to the sacred priesthood in 2015 and is an oblate of Saint Benedict. He completed his undergraduate studies at Saint Anselm College, Manchester NH, and went on to seminary at Saint John's, Brighton MA. At present, he serves in a suburban parish in New England. A book of his sermons and meditations, New Nazareths In Us, is published by Cenacle Press.



I You were shuttering light With your triggered eye, Locking the cool, humid light Into phosphorescent memory. “As the light gets better,” you said, And commanded the play Of peonies, white tulle, And laughter on the cusp of a cliff. The light got better. And the pines Which bristled endlessly Became something of green and…

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