Day: May 11, 2014

A Prayer for Michael Sam

Ever since yesterday’s NFL draft, in which Michael Sam became the league’s first openly gay draft pick, I have thought about how to support Michael in his vocation as a professional football player and ambassador for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered athletes. Though I do not know you, Michael, you are in my prayers this […]

Harvard chaplains speak out against Black Mass on campus

Tomorrow evening the Harvard Extension School’s Cultural Studies Club is set to host a re-enactment of a “Black Mass” in association with an organization known as Satanic Temple. The chaplains, in solidarity with their Roman Catholic sisters and brothers who appear to be a target of the event, aim to balance tolerance and pluralism with […]

Creating abundance

Psalm 63:1-8(9-11),98 (Morning) Psalm 103 (Evening) Exodus 28:1-4,30-38 1 John 2:18-29 article from the Boston Globe kept creeping into my mind as a pondered the first part of our Gospel today. The article spoke of how some individuals whose suicide attempts had gone awry, now speak out to help others who are struggling. These survivors […]