Quotes: The Sorrowful Mysteries

"One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true

Podcast: Reflections on T.S. Eliot and Lent

A podcast conversation about Lent and T.S. Eliot with my friend, Greg Richards. Greg is the Director of Vital University Ministries and the Elisha Leadership Initiative in San Antonio, Texas. He is currently overseeing ministries at five university campuses in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Subscribe to his podcast in ITunes. Click here for a

Reading for Lent 2015

The Eucharist: Sacrament of the Kingdom - Alexander Schmemann Engagement with God: The Drama of Christian Discipleship - Hans Urs von Balthasar Silence - Shusaku Endo Rainbows for the Fallen World: Aesthetic Life and Artistic Task - Calvin Seerveld

Song for Holy Week: Guilty Man

"Judas is not the first or the last to betray the love of God for weak and willful human beings. Betrayal began with Adam and Eve; it runs like a thread through the story of Israel, and through our own." -from Magnificat 3/26/13 This song was written with the biblical scope of these betrayals in

Resources for Lent 2013

The 2013 Lenten season is almost upon us. This coming Wednesday marks the beginning of the forty days leading to the Easter celebration. Here are a few resources to enrich your Lenten journey this year. Lent Resources 2013 What is Lent? The Christian year centers on the major events of salvation history, celebrating Jesus’ birth,