Faith and Formation Podcast: E.7 The Liturgical Patterns of Holy Week

On today’s podcast I discuss the liturgical patterns of Holy Week in the Western and Eastern Christian Church. This year, Eastern Orthodox Easter is celebrated April 19 2020. From the forerunner themes of Monday and Tuesday, to Spy Wednesday and the betrayal of Jesus, to Maundy Thursday with its focus on the last Supper, the … More Faith and Formation Podcast: E.7 The Liturgical Patterns of Holy Week

Engagement Opportunities: Week of April 6 (Holy Week)

During this prolonged season of quarantine, I’ll have a few opportunities to connect each week. This week is Holy Week so there will be additional connection points.  Monday + Tuesday Noon Time ET Holy Week Liturgy Noon time Zoom conversations and prayers exploring Holy Week liturgy for Holy Monday, Tenebrae (Tuesday), and Good Friday. These half … More Engagement Opportunities: Week of April 6 (Holy Week)

Faith and Formation Podcast: E.6 Origins on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity + the Theme for 2021

On today’s podcast I discuss the origins of the Week of Prayer of Christian Unity (context article below) and the theme for 2021 ‘abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit (cf. John 15: 5-9). The theme comes from the community of Grandchamp, a monastic community that brings sisters from different churches and countries. They … More Faith and Formation Podcast: E.6 Origins on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity + the Theme for 2021

Faith and Formation Podcast: Ep. 5 Pope Francis on Cultivating Devotion + St. Hugh of Grenoble

On today’s podcast I discuss a recent teaching of Pope Francis from the Feast of St. Joseph (Mary’s husband). I cover how daily worship and love for the Lord is granted as a gift from God. We also cover the life of St. Hugh of Grenoble a 11th century French saint whose life was marked … More Faith and Formation Podcast: Ep. 5 Pope Francis on Cultivating Devotion + St. Hugh of Grenoble

Faith and Formation Podcast: Ep. 4 Things that Slow Us Down in Spiritual Disciplines

On today’s podcast I discuss the things that slow us down in spiritual disciplines. Mainly two aspects in particular: excessive effort and lack of adequate preparation. When we feel like we should start to work on our life of faith we may feel a lot of guilt and anxiety. What role does grace and the … More Faith and Formation Podcast: Ep. 4 Things that Slow Us Down in Spiritual Disciplines

Engagement Opportunities: Week of March 30

During this prolonged season of quarantine, I’ll have a few opportunities to connect each week. Wednesdays Noon Time ET Prayer Noon  Noon time Zoom prayer using the Book of Common Prayer from the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). Contact me for log in details. Thursdays Spiritual Formation 8pm ET Thursday night Zoom teaching session … More Engagement Opportunities: Week of March 30