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These notes from 18 years ago are taken from a day I, along with some clergy colleagues, spent with Cynthia Bourgeault in Victoria, B.C.
Working in a church death is a fairly routine part of life. But, family death and parish death have brushed our lives with more than the usual presence in the past month.
Making The All Saints Passage
29-31 October 1999
The All Saints Triduum marks the passage through death and darkness to the light. It is a mini- Easter vigil.
We have all heard the argument – religion is responsible for most of the violence that has ever afflicted the human community.
Living Presence Transcript
that’s the matrix of transformation: meditation; sacred chanting; sacred movement; reading of sacred scripture
I have not been following the Jian Ghomeshi versus CBC drama.
Cynthia Bourgeault Silence And The Word 21 & 22 November 1997
St. Philip Oak Bay
Word and silence belong together.
Every once in a while, but sadly seldom I am afraid, my internet news feed spits out something that is so refreshingly wise, thoughtful, and well-written that it is almost impossible to take excerpts for a blog post.
CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT – On Scripture:
18 OCTOBER 1994 (clergy day at Queenswood)
6 June 1996 at St. Philip, Oak Bay and 22 November 1997,
Bainbridge Island 20 May 2001
Ross Douthat of the New York Times seems to be getting into a bit of a state about his Pope.