You Are Sent (The Chemical Engineer’s Tale)

In the cloister at Canterbury Cathedral, England (2015). Easter 7, Year B: Psalm 1, John 17:6-19. During the middle ages, a concept emerged of the Christian as viator. Viator is Latin for traveler, and the spiritual practice of pilgrimage grew in tremendous popularity during medieval times.  Jerusalem was the pilgrimage to make, as our ultimate destination is to the heavenly Jerusalem. … Continue reading You Are Sent (The Chemical Engineer’s Tale)

Maundy Thursday: The Uncut Version of John chapter 13

Maundy Thursday 2021: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35. You’ve likely noticed that something is missing tonight.  It’s rather obvious: it’s a Maundy Thursday service with no foot-washing! We can expect the return of this ritual when the pandemic is behind us.  But, there’s something perhaps less obvious that’s missing. I wonder if you noticed … Continue reading Maundy Thursday: The Uncut Version of John chapter 13