Why would we launch a new Women’s Leadership Initiative cohort at a men’s Benedictine monastery? Does that not seem rather counter-intuitive? Praying for several days with a community whose doctrine expressly forbids… Read more »
Preachers following the lectionary will find an unnerving Gospel text for next Sunday. Toward the end of Luke 12, Jesus unloads a scathing critique against the crowds who casually follow him, but… Read more »
Many of us are still sleep-deprived after two weeks of political conventions. Part pageantry, part spectacle, and part the inevitable chaos of democracy, these quadrennial gatherings summon our collective hopes and fears… Read more »
Most Sundays we pray these words, but rarely do they sound the resonance we hear in these anarchic days. Evil seems unrelenting, incapable of exhausting its ravenous power. Who can withstand its… Read more »
We live with an eschatological sense that we are not “finished,” and that God is inviting us to craft the future as divine partners. Indeed, God is calling upon our creativity to give shape to the realization of God’s own reign.