And in the time of Jesus, the Jewish people would call these scholars: “Lamps of the universe” or “lights of the world.” These scholars brought light - a symbol for understanding, for truth - to the people.
The muscle I most need to exercise right now
And so I need to exercise my Margin Muscle. I need to get stronger at limiting my in-person commitments outright. I need to muscularly resist the temptation to stack my calendar and regularly look at the whole picture with these questions:
Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Keynote Address
I am delighted to contribute this keynote address for the high school track, online edition of this year's Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Enjoy this piece that outlines the 2021 theme: Imagining a Path Forward: Reflection, Reckoning, and Kinship. Watch the video here. transcript: Do you remember March 13, 2020? I do. I woke up …
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Episode 31 :: Priestess with Erin Duffy-Burke
We talk about Mary and Jesus, birth and death, trees and books. We talk about her call to the priesthood and why she uses the word priestess to describe it. Stay tuned for a contemplative conversation about what Erin has learned so far about life and spirituality.
Episode 29 :: Beauty in Broken Places with Elizabeth Bowler
** Trigger warning ** the stories in this episode include intimate partner violence, suicidality, and other traumas related to being unhoused. Please take care of yourself as you listen and consider skipping this episode today if these subjects will trigger you. Elizabeth Bowler is a social entrepreneur in Oakland. After being away from the California …
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Episode 27 :: Called to Priesthood with Anne Tropeano
Anne Tropeano wants to see the Roman Catholic Church start ordaining women in her lifetime. You will love her down to earth way of relating to God, hear about her vision for ministry, and what she says about the role of the body in discernment Also - listen up for the parable she shares that I’m going to call, “Just put up your hood.” Enjoy my conversation with Father Anne Tropeano.
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene on July 22, 2021. Here's a little something on the history of her day.
On a Mission, Episode 5: Dr. Emily Reimer-Barry
Today is a great for you, dear listener. Today I have the privilege of talking with Dr. Emily Reimer-Barry, associate professor of Theology and Religious Studies at University of San Diego. If you read my blog, you may recognize her name as someone who presented at Catholic Theological Society of America’s conference last summer - …
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Why I wear my Black Lives Matter t-shirt
Why I wear my Black Lives Matter shirt
These Blessings Tumble :: Devotional Day 2
“The God of your father—may he help you! And may The Strong God (El Shaddai)—may she give you her blessings, Blessings tumbling out of the skies, blessings bursting up from the Earth— blessings of breasts and womb.” ~ Genesis 49: 21-26 The Message (MSG) Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene …
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