The tender and solemn act of imposing ashes touches our common life and is a reminder of God’s care for us all, a priest writes as she reflects on a special request from a prior Ash Wednesday.
Partners, collaborators and allies may first show up as unannounced and unknown visitors, writes a director of grants with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
It’s one of the joys of church life – the Blessing of the Animals! Readers sent in their favorite images from this annual ritual, including, yes, crawfish and lizards and a mouse. Also some very cute dogs.
An award-winning journalist shares photos she took in Ukraine during Palm Sunday and Easter services in 2022.
An expert in Jewish-Christian relations offers guidelines for avoiding the implicit and explicit expression of hatred toward Jews in Easter liturgies and practices.
Institutions, like individuals, might try intentionally practicing “unusual kindness,” writes a director of programs and grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
We can look to the unlikely group gathered for Christ’s nativity as a model for friendship, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.