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My Easter story…Kathleen Bosse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iMmJKfoT8g   In celebration of Easter this year, we asked students from the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice to share what makes the Easter story their own story.

My Easter story…Brittany Schmidt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DyUI9V2rk8   In celebration of Easter this year, we asked students from the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice to share what makes the Easter story their own story.

Principles for Holiness

Ever wonder why Leviticus matters now? Rev. Dr. Sarah Melcher shares a reflection.  This sermon was preached at Common Ground, Xavier's ecumenical worship service. She returns to preach again, Sunday, March 30th at 8 pm in the Clock Tower Lounge.... Continue Reading →

Pray for One Another, Support One Another, and Hold Each Other Accountable

Yesterday we celebrated Ash Wednesday, the day marking the beginning of the forty-day journey of Lent that culminates in Easter.  Nearly every Christian knows this liturgical season well—perhaps one could say we are even a bit obsessed with it.  (Just... Continue Reading →

Prayer as Common Ground

Below is a sermon that Dr. Sarah Melcher shared at a common ground gathering The passage from 1 Timothy chapter 2 recommends numerous kinds of prayers:  supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings. All of these certainly have something to recommend them,... Continue Reading →

My Brother’s Keeper

This spring, Alyssa Metts traveled with the XU Gospel Choir on tour, singing and doing service over Spring Break in New York New Jersey and Boston.  She shared this reflection at iPraise just after the trip. Above- members of the... Continue Reading →

Go ahead, be Jewish the way you want.

Go ahead, be Jewish the way you want. This was the subtitle of the haggadah that lead us through storytelling, remembering, praying and reflecting Tuesday night.  Of course, I particularly got a kick out of the subtitle because, well, I... Continue Reading →

Becoming the Immigrant Sheep

When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien.  The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were... Continue Reading →

Confronted by the Call for Economic Justice

Can you go home again?  Can you go away, grow, re-make who you are, and go home again? The whispers from people who thought they knew you; the sideways glances as people try to figure out if they recognize you. ... Continue Reading →

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