The Passing of the Peace

Matthew 9:35-10:14 Peace be with you. In the Christian faith, we have a tradition called “the passing of the peace”.  During the passing of the peace, we say to one another: “May the peace of Christ be with you” or maybe just “peace be with you” and the other person responds “and also with you.” The passing of the peace […]

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Pilgrimage of Trust to St. Louis

Dear friends, I am writing to invite you on a pilgrimage of trust to St. Louis, Missouri, near Ferguson, Missouri, hosted by the monastic community from Taize, France. Last September, I traveled to the MIT chapel in Boston, MA to hear Brother John and Brother Emile from the Taize community speak about this pilgrimage. After inviting us on the pilgrimage […]

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Travelers on the Road

Genesis 12:1-9 As I read the story these past couple weeks about Abram being called from where he lived to a new land, it struck me that this story is about transition. It is about journeying in stages, about leaving behind the old and journeying to what comes next. Over these past couple weeks, I found myself thinking about transitions, […]

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