Exploring mystery, beauty, and hope in music spanning centuries, Lumina creates a richly diverse program from medieval carols to pieces by living and local composers.
This award-winning 1982 documentary tells the story of four North American women missionaries murdered in El Salvador on December 2, 1980. Focusing specifically on the story of lay missioner Jean Donovan, who left her home and comfortable life in the U.S. to respond to the needs of war-torn Salvadorans, the film gives us a glimpse into Jean’s wide understanding of love and heart full of hospitality.
Seven short verses are sung before the Magnificat during the Evening Prayer of the Church on the seven days before the vigil of Christmas. Each begins with the exclamation “O.” Each ends with a plea for the Messiah to come.
Using Seeds and Roots as our guiding metaphor, we will deepen our relationship to Ina Maka, Mother Earth, as a primary, spiritual foundation for making positive change in ourselves, our families, and our communities.
A writing group can give the otherwise lonely writer inspiration, perspective, new viewpoints, support, accountability, feedback, and collegiality. But finding a good match is hard! In this evening for creative writers, three authors will share the wide range of possibilities for forming writing community and offer advice on what makes groups or partnerships sustainable.
Incarnation, according to early church teachings, is not something to believe in, but rather, something experienced. Words are inadequate to its understanding. “The Son of Humanity already exists within you,” says the Gospel of Mary Magdalene.
What does it mean to live out hospitality? Featured poet and storyteller Sagirah Shahid has participated in and led many collaborative public arts events and performances.
Burning Memories: In 1944, 75,000 Norwegians became refugees in their own country after the German occupants set fire to their homes. This 2018 film interweaves conversations between elderly Norwegians and refugee children from Syria and Sudan remembering their experiences of war and dislocation.
Each of us has a story that we tell ourselves about ourselves. Becoming aware of our inner narrative is crucial, because the story we tell ourselves, both consciously and unconsciously, has tremendous power over our thoughts, feelings, and actions. In many ways, this story defines our lives.
In my work, I interpret contemporary experience and political events through papercuts that are rigorous, beautiful, and thought-provoking. This is a new direction for Jewish papercuts, which traditionally served primarily to embellish holiday and life cycle events.