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Published: 2008-03-07T17:00:59-08:00


Alexander Shaia at Grace Cathedral March 9


Alexander Shaia, author of Beyond the Biography of Jesus: The Journey of Quadratos will be speaking at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco this Sunday, March 9. He also will be preaching at the 11 a.m. Eucharist. Both the forum conversation...

Lenten Activities


A lot of people give things up for Lent as part of their penitential practice. I've done that too. The hardest thing I've ever given up was purchasing sewing and craft materials. That Lent I would go into the fabric...

Alexander Shaia on Sirius Satellite Radio


Dr. Alexander Shaia, author of Quadratos: Beyond the Biography of Jesus, will reflect upon this month's Sunday gospel readings on the Sirius satellite radio show As You Think. This is the inaugural of what will become a monthly spot on...

The Nature of Church


Reviewing the prayers for Christian Unity, reminded me of a piece I read in Bonhoeffer's book on January 19. It was titled “The Nature of Church,” and is about the what the “space” that is church means in the world....

Christian Unity Week is 100 years old


We are in the middle of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2008, which is January 18-25 every year. The Pontifical Council fro Promoting Christian Unity posted this year's planning document for the week along with an interesting history....

Remembering Peggy


One of the ways I decided to honor and remember my friend Peg is by reading A Year With Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Bonhoeffer, for those of you who don't know, was a Lutheran theologian who was imprisoned and executed by the...

A final act of generosity?


Whatever your thoughts about burial versus cremation, this is an interesting idea: A Manchester crematorium where “grieving friends and relatives have complained of the cold during services” will tackle the problem by using the “body heat” generated in the incineration...

One Month Anniversary


Peg died a month ago, actually one month and one day, but I didn't get a chance to write about the anniversary yesterday. It is still hard for me to believe she's gone. I look for emails from her (she...

Good Priest, Great Press


Holy Rosary Parish recently got a new priest--actually a newly minted priest--Fr. Uriel Ojeda. He has made quite an impression on us with his genuine love of God and of people. Fr. Uriel really is a breath of fresh air...

The Weather Outside Is Frightful


I'm home today because the storm in California is pretty bad. As Robert and I tried to go to work, one road was blocked by a downed tree, then we saw a bright blue flash (later we found out an...