Created for Creation

Recently I heard Fr. Richard Rohr describe his earliest formation experiences in Franciscan spirituality. As a novice he was told to write inside his books “ad usum Friar Alexander”, that is, ‘for the use of Friar Alexander’ (Fr. Richard’s adopted name). At the beginning of his formation he was taught that nothing belonged to him, … read more

Commencement: Have we made disciples?

Today is my 11th commencement as a faculty member at Seminary of the Southwest.  It is always a special day and a little hectic.  Do you get to say goodbye to everyone you want to?  To whom will you have the opportunity to give a word of encouragement?  How many of these graduates will you […]