Reading Time: 2 minutes During the month of September, my church focused on ecotheology. That is, our worship themes and mission projects emphasized caring for God’s creation. It so resonated with the congregation that … Continue reading A Lived Ecotheology
Reading Time: 2 minutes During retreats at Iona, we celebrate with a special Sunday lunch. Most meals are vegetarian for the environment and animal rights. On my retreat, we had lamb meatballs, tzatziki, carrots, … Continue reading Checking on the Mink Traps
Reading Time: 2 minutes During retreats at Iona, the organizers assign each pilgrim a job. Some people join in housekeeping, some people work in the kitchen, and others help with maintenance. During the introductions, … Continue reading Take Small Jobs Seriously
Reading Time: 7 minutes We all understand God in different ways. When we say, “God,” it gives us a name for the creator and originator of all things. The life of Jesus, as depicted … Continue reading Living Faith & God’s Calling
Reading Time: 3 minutes Years ago, when I was researching Juan Luis Segundo, I went to Montevideo, Uruguay and spent several weeks in the Jesuit archives at Manresa Retreat Center. When Segundo died in … Continue reading Existential or Existentiell?