Since unexpectedly leaving seminary in April of 2013 and returning to Louisville, a great deal of life has happened within my family.
In August 2013, my second grandchild, Elise, was born. In September, my mom lost her sight in one eye and moved into a nursing home.
Our society is divided. It continues to be divided along racial lines by the different experiences we have culturally, in the workplace, in the justice system, in where we live and go to church.
Sometimes I think that dialogue, sharing, music, being together in the same space, the same circumstance, … Continue reading
Pope Francis’ visit to D.C. prompted this guest blog post from parishioner George Beury:
My wife Barbara and I were fortunate enough in 1962 as visitors to Vatican II to witness the capping of the first black Cardinal in the long history of the Roman Catholic Church. …
Today we are re-publishing Bob Nesmith’s blog post, which was inadvertently published last week ahead of schedule. Continue reading
Due to an error, this blog post was announced prematurely. It will publish Sept. 30.
During a recent conversation with my mom, she recounted events about the death of her close friend’s husband. Her friend, Bo, phoned my mom within moments after her husband died at home. My mom immediately drove to Bo’s house and remained with her until the funeral home arrived. Continue reading
In 2009, I stood in the reception area of my office with colleagues and watched as a new president was sworn in to lead the United States. I stood there watching the television with my friend and colleague who was about to become a parent, just as I was. My friend is black and I am white and we stood together watching history unfold as our lives were set to change. Continue reading