By the Way | Holy Days, Holidays and the Super Bowl

By the Way | Holy Days, Holidays and the Super Bowl

America enters its high holy days this week: the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday. When thousands of spectators and millions of viewers witness the Super Bowl kickoff on Sunday, they will be participating in a ritual that has become every bit as entrenched in American life...
The Sacrament of Jury Duty

The Sacrament of Jury Duty

Author’s content warning: This article includes mentions of sexual assault, murder and violence. I had the opportunity to participate in jury duty for the first time in October. As jury duty does for most folks, it came at an incredibly inconvenient time (how rude of...
Creation and Liturgy on Earth Day

Creation and Liturgy on Earth Day

Churches around the world are planning to celebrate God’s creation in worship as we approach the observance of Earth Day 2022. Hymns like “All Creatures of Our God and King,” “For the Beauty of the Earth” and “This Is My Father’s World” will resound in sanctuaries...