For Phoebe, as for many biblical women, we are left to construct and imagine with the barest of scraps of insight.
I hope Clare of Assisi and her Poor Ladies embraced the gift of humor as much as they did poverty, charity and humility.
August 1st is the day the church remembers Joseph of Arimathea. He is mentioned in all four gospels, but they only tell of one deed.
If Mary Magdalene is anything, she is present.
“Will you not put an end,” she asked, “to your failure to recognise the good things which come from God?” —The Life of Macrina by […]
Years ago, I helped lead a youth group to Iona, Scotland for a pilgrimage. I remember thinking how great of a gift it was, to travel there in the first place, but also to be celebrating the Eucharist in a chapel at Iona, as well as on its shores.
Two and a half weeks ago I had no idea who Melania the Elder was. (Hint: The Patriarchy)
When I was in high school, we moved to the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, which had a long-term companion relationship with the Episcopal Church of Sudan.
The feast of Saint Julian finds me during a time when I need her.
You are in a season of extreme parenting. I know it’s exhausting.I see you.