Archive | Eucharist

God is Not a Math Problem: Feasting on the Holy Trinity.

For the past thousand years, friends of God aspiring to the Way of Jesus have traditionally celebrated this first Sunday after Pentecost as “the Feast of the Holy Trinity.” In gatherings from catacombs to cathedrals, potlucks and Eucharists have been shared in honor of this daring revelation, unique among our monotheistic siblings:  That the One […]

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The Virus | A Tribe Called Red ft. Saul Williams, Chippewa Travellers

This song — from A Tribe Called Red featuring Saul Williams and the Chippewa Travellers — feels prophetic from its release a few years back. Take this in: The Virus The people The virus took on many shapes The bear, the elk, the antelope, the elephant, the deer The mineral, the iron, the copper, the […]

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Election Day Communion in an Age of Food Fights

“Breaking Bread.” Even in an era of Atkins and Paleo, the phrase retains its strength. It suggests more than simple sustenance; it’s about who we eat with – the company we keep. Meals can unite us, or divide us. Remember four years ago when news of Chick-Fil-A’s track record of anti-LGBT lobbying hit the mainstream? Progressives were aghast, and […]

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Sunday Devotional: Matthew Fox, Cosmic Mass

Note: This post will make a lot more sense if you read The Nine ‘O Clock Service: The Vibrant, Troubling Birth of the Emerging Church first. Join Matthew for a free video event to revisit the groundbreaking teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas and Julian of Norwich to stay grounded in these uncertain times. Register here! Today’s reflection […]

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Dangerous Meals – Galatians for Lent

“Jesus (peace be upon him) is unambiguously mentioned over 25 times in the Qur’an,” the young Imam explained to us at the Raleigh Islamic Center this week. “This is many more times than even the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).” I was learning this in a very unique context – about 30 Christians and 30 Muslims got […]

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