Tag: Creation

  • In This Issue: Ex Fonte 1 (2022)

    In This Issue: Ex Fonte 1 (2022)

    Features explore ḥūḏrā of the Assyrian Church of the East, Carthusian stole practice as a potential model for women in the diaconate, the funerary rituals of E II R, and much more!

  • Wild Winter Liturgies

    Wild Winter Liturgies

    The cedar waxwings arrived yesterday. Waxwings are wonderful, mysterious birds. Here in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, their visits are brief. They come to our backyard for a few hours in February, and then they journey on. If we are lucky, we get to see them. I was a lucky–blessed–to get to be near the waxwings this…

  • It is ALWAYS Advent!

    It is ALWAYS Advent!

    Homiletic reflections on Advent from a probing and thoughtful theologian: Joseph Ratzinger.

  • A St. Francis Day Memory

    A St. Francis Day Memory

    It is my hope that we can occasionally look around and still encounter that flash of the original divine, creating spark in the lives and work of the artists around us.

  • Pentecost at 400

    Even if the original Pentecost event was credited with a daily increase in numbers (Acts 2:47), this number 400 is not good news – neither for this Pentecost, nor for the planet, nor for Pentecosts to come.

  • Pentecost: “Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth”

    Psalm 104 reminds us that in worship, we join with the whole universe which sings to God; our human voices are but a tiny part of a vast symphony that includes not only the birds that might sing in our backyard but also the waves of the world ocean and the movements of the galaxies.