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Pastoral Pearls: Empathy

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

How many times have I decided I knew what someone was feeling based on how I imagined the feeling or event? I’d pat myself on the back and feel I was being so caring. How many times have I been on the receiving end of someone else imagining they understood what I was feeling, and yet they...

Amplifying Black Voices: Harriet Tubman

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

A very long time ago, the sixteen-year-old version of me had the part of Harriet Tubman in a high school play. I remember thinking how weird it was to try to “inhabit the character,” as the teacher in charge was fond of saying. What did I know about being a Black woman? What did I...

Amplifying Black Voices: Carla Harris

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

When Carla Harris started her career on Wall Street in 1987 there were so few Black managing directors, and so few women, she knew them all by name. Since then, Harris has become a leader in her field and been a champion for equal opportunity in the workplace. Next month, she will receive Notre...

We Are Easter People in a Good Friday World

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

As our cities are mourning the loss of Daunte Wright while still grappling with the workings of the legal system in the death of George Floyd, we are reminded of the need for peace – the true peace that can only come with justice. As we all stand in the need of prayer this week and beyond...

Brittany's Place - Spring Collection

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

It’s time for our Spring drive, collecting items for Brittany’s Place – our local home for girls and young women who are healing from human trafficking. Bins are set up in the Parish Giving Center and we are open for donations until May 16. Detailed lists of needed...

Rice Bowl 2021, March 30, 2021

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

What's In Your Rice Bowl? As Lent began, we talked about the familiar Christian trio of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. We can, of course, do these things all year but many of us find that paying special attention to them as a path to Easter bears fruit. Here we are -- Easter. Can you identify...

Amplifying Black Voices: Bishop Michael B. Curry

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

The Task of Easter I recently read a book, Love Is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times by an Episcopal bishop, Michael B. Curry. After reading his work, I was not at all surprised to see the following quote in the wake of the recent Atlanta shooting and also the rise in...

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