A Newborn Year, in Need of Care…

Dear friends, Greetings from Queensland, on this January 1, 2021! This is my yearly “hello” to those near and far, although I feel like this year we have been more in touch, even while more confined and separated! One of the least known and perhaps most overlooked...

Would the Leader in Me Please Stand Up?

On Friday, I was interviewed for a unit on leadership. I wanted to share it with you. Both Christiaan, my colleague and friend, and I, were moved by the shared themes that emerged – not least because of the world situation we are living right now. I started with a...

On this Palm Sunday: In the Pouring Rain

Palm Sunday marks our entrance into Holy Week, preparing us for the Triduum. It is a strange celebration that starts with acclamations of joy intoned by the same voices who then condemn Jesus to death, all in the one celebration…as we start our journey through Holy...

Autumn thinking…

Last week I lost a friend and colleague, whom they are burying today. It is echoed by the autumn colors that surround me in Boston… and I have always loved Autumn; my favorite season when there are seasonal movements. (Some earthly places have more constant,...