“from that cross, a gift of these words. A gift for us below, us who doubt and believe. A gift for the angry, the wavering, the weary. A gift for the destitute. Jesus gives us not the semblance of abandonment, but the lament of one who is desperately, utterly alone. A gift from the cross so that we might eternally know that our God knows the depths of our despair.”
A tremendous gift, a remarkable achievement, and an enduring legacy. Remembering an ecumenical visionary who work for our common, audible worship.
I believe, deep in my bones, that it is possible to do excellent ministry and keep a sane pace. But it takes intention and awareness, and the ability to notice where we are focusing our efforts and time. At Mass. Council of Churches where I serve as the Executive Director, 2018 was a huge year of […]