After the insurrection at the Capitol on 6 January (the celebration of the Epiphany will never be the same), I started to wonder and learn about several of the groups and ideologies which took part in the attack. This is not a new thing for me. As a student of German and Jewish history, I … Continue reading It’s time for us to let it go.
This reflection is one that at some points of my college life I thought I would never be writing. St. A’s has been a foundational piece of both my college and faith experience. And it all started with Facebook. My Dad sent me a text message saying a pastor named Dana would be contacting me … Continue reading Senior Reflection: Josh
Yesterday would have been Mr. Rogers 90th birthday. While I was surfing Twitter after work, I was reminded of the amazing gift that Mr. Rogers was to humanity. I was also reminded that he was also an ordained Presbyterian minister and one of the best theologians of the 20th century. So here are some graduate-level studies … Continue reading Where Twitter, Mr. Rogers, and Theology intersect…
This week's reflection comes from Drew Sorenson, a junior Civil Engineering major from Lexington, Ky. I have had the great pleasure of participating in a series of interfaith service projects over the last several months. My friend Nate is a Gaines Fellow here at the university and a devout Catholic, and he was inspired in … Continue reading Working together for our community
Micah 3.5-12 Psalm 43 1 Thessalonian 2.9-13 Matthew 23.1-12 One of the quirks of the liturgical calendar and year is that the festival of All Saints' may be celebrated on both November 1st (today) and also on the following Sunday. When this happens, as it will in most congregations, the usual Sunday readings are displaced … Continue reading Not another All Saints’ Reflection
Readings: Leviticus 19.1-2, 15-18 Psalm 1 1 Thessalonians 2.1-8 Matthew 22.34-46 They are like trees planted by streams of water, bearing fruit in due season, with leaves that do not wither; * everything they do shall prosper. --Psalm 1.3 Life can be bonkers and it is really easy to lose our bearings, especially since the … Continue reading Putting down roots