Hope in a Hopeless World

With the very real threat of climate change (and it’s terrifying consequences) and authoritarian regimes springing up all over the world, it’s hard to find hope these days. That’s why the readings for the last week of the liturgical year and the first week of Advent are so very timely!

Day of the Dead: Cultural Interchange

“Celebrations like Día de los Muertos are gaining popularity in the U.S. because the spiritual awareness gives integrity to the festivities that have been denuded of spiritual meaning.  The only way to keep the integrity of the holiday is to retain its primary purpose: the unification of the communion of saints and a cheeky nod to death.” -Meghan…

Kicking It Up a Notch–Through Unusual Means

Sometimes I daydream about going to grad school.  But for most of the programs that I’d like to go to school for, it would be useful to have a bachelor’s degree in the program.  History, music, theology . . . these are the subjects I keep going back to.  In all three areas, I’ve been…

Staying Present

Want to live with more wonder and joy? Pay attention to life in the present! Being aware of our surroundings will also help us to be aware of God’s presence in our lives.