Coronavirus: The Hidden Victims

A time of crisis. The Coronavirus is a pandemic; human lives are being lost and the global economy and services are strained. While everyone is troubled, it is the poor who are again systematically disadvantaged. As people of faith, with Covid-19 we hear God’s call to justice and community....

Dominican Spirituality, at its Feminine Best

April 17th is the Anniversary of the foundation of the Monastery at Prouilhe (modern day France), the first foundation of the Dominican Order. Dominican historian, Barbara Beaumont, OP describes them as women who sought "an authentic religious life." They were seekers of truth, open to conversion and new truths....

What’s a Preacher to do?

A follow up post to the first post. Cheryl shares a further explanation and context for understanding her post about the story on the local news that haunts her. She quotes Brueggemann that "another world is possible". She further notes “what’s a preacher to do?” followed by a link....

What’s a Preacher to do?

What’s a preacher to do? I saw a story on the local news last week and it still haunts me. Here’s the headline – “A woman in Flat Rock who lost her uncle to the coronavirus (COVID-19) emptied her bank account to buy 47,000 medical gloves for hospital...

REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11th

For all Americans and many others, remembering the horrifying events that happened on September 11, 2001 brings many images to mind. That September, our American consciousness was raised. There was much to learn about ourselves and about our place in the global community. Today, we need to remember 9/11....