Advent Lectionary | The Music of Peace

Advent Lectionary | The Music of Peace

Since the early days of my faith journey, I have been enamored with the book of Psalms. There’s something magical about someone’s ability to tell a story through verse. So, whenever I use a Lectionary for any purpose, the Psalter selection for that Sunday is the first...
Common Ground Begins on Higher Ground

Common Ground Begins on Higher Ground

Paul David Hewson is an Irish singer and songwriter from Dublin, Ireland. Paul and his mates began their band, Feedback, in the mid-1970s, performing globally to millions of devoted fans over the decades. While you may not recognize Paul and Feedback, you will...
What People of Faith Can Do While Waiting for a Truce

What People of Faith Can Do While Waiting for a Truce

The Pope recently urged that an Easter truce be declared to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He hoped that it could lead to “real negotiations” to end the conflict. Even though Easter passed without a truce, it is time for religious leaders and people of faith to...
The World United in Prayer for Ukraine

The World United in Prayer for Ukraine

Worshippers approached one of three altars at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church to make the sign of the cross and light a candle. It was the first Sunday after the Russian invasion. I had arrived early and was basking in the glow of the paintings and icons that...