One of the Seminary’s Core Values: “Hospitality: creating a common life that welcomes difference and ensures that all voices are heard” I am writing this on the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday 2017, so I suppose that it is not surprising that I am already meditating on the Three Days to come. On … read more
Sometimes clergy and seminarians will have a slip of the tongue by referring to the seminary as a “cemetery.” This is usually followed by an ironic chuckle, as if to say, “Yes, sometimes seminary is a place of death.” Antony the Great, 4th century Egyptian Christian, had a similar experience during his early spiritual formation. […]
We had just arrived back at my son and daughter-in-law’s house after the baptism of their first child at five months of age. On my mobile, I noticed messages from two of my cousins. Their mother, my mother’s only sister, my last surviving aunt of her generation, had died unexpectedly and peacefully the day before at the age of 97 years.