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When I was teaching catechism to third graders years ago, it just so happened that I ended up doing and using a ton of art to teach within the classroom. There was something about the deep yearning of these kids’ brains about the faith yet their language capacity wasn’t quite there yet to explore these… Continue reading Don’t Just Read It, See It: Using Art to Explain Theology to Children
As I was packing a mini-library of books to take home from my office in the wake of the mandate to stay put, this book flew off the shelf and demanded to be remembered and I was immediately awash with a bounty of profound memories of my time spent living and working alongside various orders… Continue reading The Joy of Enclosure: Taking a Cue from the Cloister
When was the last time you did nothing but listen to a piece of music? Can you remember a time when maybe you were sitting down or lying down, either blessed with a quality hi-fi stereo system or satisfied by the intimacy of headphones, maybe eyes opened or closed, and simply listened? Well, although I… Continue reading Music For Contemplation: Eight Minutes of Transcendent Listening with Arvo Pärt
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