A Healthy Respect – Thomas Merton
Originally posted on Pastor Michael Moore's Blog: Moon setting on our morning walk on Monday Thomas Merton wrote the following to Ethel Kennedy, the wife of Senator Robert F Kennedy, the brother of President John F Kennedy. Written in December of 1961, Merton’s words are eerily relevant to us today. I’ll let Merton speak…
Green Junction: “It is our collective and individual responsibility: By Julie Peller Ph.D.
Younger generations tend to express greater concern about the state of the earth. Their futures are challenged by the rising human population that generates greenhouse gases, pollution, and extorts natural resources, among other stressors. Societal messaging continues to promote materialism, which distresses nature. Unprecedented weather events are among the earth’s messages. Young people who recognize…
Baseball and Religion
As a historian of religion(academically speaking, a technologist by career, and life long lover of baseball), I am fascinated by the similarities between religion and baseball and how people adjust or don’t accept change, rules, canons, and practices over time. As we all know, David Bentley Hart loves baseball, as do many theologians and historians.…
— Voice of Moreau
Start the new school year off with a reflection on what it means to be a Holy Cross Educator in an evolving Church and world. Ave Crux, Spes Unica! The Work of Resurrection – September 2022Download — Voice of Moreau
Green Junction: Do we understand PFAS? By Julie Peller Ph.D.
The acronym PFAS is now common to those who pay attention to chemical pollutants. PFAS stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. These are manufactured chemical compounds that contain a lot of fluorine. It is important to note that natural fluorine-containing compounds are scarce. PFAS are very stable in the natural environment and are often labeled…