Welcome to the first week of Lent. As our gift to you this year, we have four videos from Sister Joan Mitchell on Lenten topics. We will post one each Monday. Enjoy them. Pass them on to a friend. Our prayers are with you. Please remember us in yours.
Do you hear the cries for peace? The longing is so urgent and real. It is easy to think of peace a simply a lack of violence. God’s vision of peace, however, is more beautiful than that and requires more of us than simply putting our weapons down. What is God’s vision of peace? ThereContinue reading “Waging Peace”
When one man gets shot, when five police get targeted by a sniper, when a baby dies from gun violence, we all hurt. It happens to us all. As people of faith, there are helpful places we can go. We can turn toward lament, knowing God can withstand our anger and pain: Hear my prayer,Continue reading “Mourning Into Action”
A woman is sexually assaulted while unconscious. 49 people are shot dead in a nightclub in Orlando. The country responds with anger, confusion, fear, sadness and grief. My heart is heavy. How do we acknowledge and honor our feelings without letting them shut us down? Anger, confusion, fear, sadness and grief all have the potentialContinue reading “Keeping Faith Today”