The Self-Portrait of the Holy Spirit

It’s an old puzzle in Christian God-talk and prayer. “Father” and “Son” come preloaded with images and associations; “Spirit” feels a little harder to grasp. Sarah Coakley’s book God, Sexuality, and the Self: A... Read More...

Joy comes in the morning

Tonight the Church begins the celebration of the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. In the Western monastic tradition, the Divine Office for this feast is an extended meditation on the mystery of the Incarnation in ways that Sunday morning worshippers rarely hav... Read More...

The enemies of the Cross

How have we set ourselves up as enemies of the Cross? In what ways have we avoided the suffering which establishes community?
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The enemies of the cross

“For many walk as enemies of the cross of Christ...” We have now entered Holy Week and have begun our intense contemplation of the passion and cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The season of Lent is ending, bu... Read More...