Catholicism for me is van Gogh saying, “I love my studio in the same way that a sailor loves his ship.” It’s Maria Callas saying, “I prepare myself for rehearsals the way I would for marriage”…
Join the Portsmouth Institute’s Virtual Summer Conference on Saturday, June 20. The Conference takes as its theme “Incline the Ear of Thy Heart: Rediscovering the Virtues and Practices of the Christian Life.” I’ll be speaking on the subject of “Pilgrimage.”
“But I through the greatness of your love have access to your house. I bow down before your holy temple, filled with awe.” Psalm 5:7. “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.” John 14: 23. Last Friday […]
“[B]eing a member of a community isn’t about…how I feel about any place I have lived, nor about my fear of isolation in a new city. It is about the neighbor I choose to be in the community I wind up calling my home.”–Arthur C. Brooks, from a 2018 NYT article entitled “How Loneliness is […]
Hope you can make it! Email me at email@example.com. Flyer designed by my uber talented downstairs neighbor Erika Verik. She’s a very reasonably priced photographer and graphic designer and would be glad to take on your project, too!
We hear a lot lately about renewing the Church, about change, about starting over. If we’re serious, I would submit that the very first thing we can do is stop watching the news. The media inevitably paint things in the direst possible light, with generally zero correlation to–I can only speak for myself here–what is […]