Living Out Our Faith – A World Communion Sunday Reflection — Pastor Michael Moore’s Blog
The Communion Table at Presbyterian Community Church of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado in 2017. Denise created this beautiful offering for World Communion Sunday that year. This Sunday is both the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost and World Communion Sunday. In the Presbyterian Church (USA) the denomination receives a special offering called the “Peace and […]…
Green Junction: Nanoplastics in the human body, by Julie Peller Ph.D.
A few weeks ago, I summarized information from a study about the alarming amount of microplastics created when water is shaken in plastic baby bottles. Consumers have understood that plastics used for food and drink containers and many other items are resilient and unchanging. However, studies continue to show that some microplastics are released from…
Hildegard of Bingen: A Sonnet – Malcolm Guite — Pastor Michael Moore’s Blog
Happy Feast Day, Hildegard …sorry it took so long for the world to recognize you as a saint, but we all knew you were a saint from the time you walked this earth. Tending the tree of Life by Hildegard of Bingen The 17th of September is the feast day of Abbess Hildegard of Bingen,…
Green Junction: The minimalist lifestyle by Julie Peller Ph.D.
The minimalist lifestyle is described as a simplistic way of living using materials that are necessary or serve a purpose. Those who choose a minimalist lifestyle, often called minimalists, are people who seek happiness and peace in living, not in materials. Minimalism is the conscious decision to live with fewer possessions with more time to…
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