For many years, I took Lent as an opportunity to add a spiritual practice.
What is the cross of Christ, if not an instrument of death transformed into beauty?
Saint Aelred of Rievaulx is known for his work on spiritual friendship.
I like many have begun, far later than I have an excuse for, to reckon with the history of what I once called home.
There is no question that I am the disciple asking if we can make a dwelling, to try to live inside the fleeting moments when I feel the very palpable love and presence of God.
We celebrate the life of Saint Melania today, a Desert Mother with a heart specifically inclined toward giving away the incredible wealth she possessed. It can be difficult, in the current day, to think about our relationship with wealth, in large part because we have chosen to understand it as less concrete.
I am, in the fullest sense of it, Extremely Online.
Lately I’ve been praying through my spiritual past, letting memory guide me through how I became a Christian in a non-Christian family, how I traversed fundamentalism to later become Episcopalian, and how the Episcopal Church dared to ordain me both deacon and priest
Today we celebrate the feast day of Saint Sam Shoemaker, Episcopal priest and deeply influential voice within the Alcoholics Anonymous community.
Saint Cecelia and Saint Agnes are known for contributions to the church writ large, one contribution being how they have inspired the women who came into the church after them.