Posts Written By: Dr. Sheila O'Connell-Roussell

Welcome to Cohorts Gatherings 2013-2014

Schedule:  Master of Arts in Applied Pastoral Theology (MAAPT) & Master of Divinity (MDiv)  Cohort Classes & Ritual/Events . Each cohort weekend includes three rituals, three classes, announcements, and community building get-togethers. These weekends provide a student and faculty dinner – usually on Sunday evening. Once in a while, the dinner is on Saturday evening. […]

My Church~ on the Eve of St. Patrick’s Day

My Church~ On the Eve of St. Patrick’s Day Photo credit: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters New York Times The question is asked in so many of the quarters of my life.  “What’s happening to my Church?”  They don’t really mean the Universal Church. They don’t mean the people of God.  They don’t think of the Church as […]

Canine Companion Assisted Ministers

Canine Companion Ministry Greetings, I am delighted to invite you -with your Religious Studies Mentor Team – to a free ministry workshop focusing on Canine Companion Assisted Ministries. Monday February 4th at 6:30 pm in Villa Maria’s Hemlock Room join us with our Marylhurst alum Dr. Jerilyn Felton.  Dr. Jerilyn has earned both our MAIS […]

New Year New Look

Dear Seekers, New Year blessings are offered for 2013,  a year of peace, health, prosperity and justice for all. You will notice that the Religious Studies Department Blog has been given a brand new updated look and function designed by Marylhurst’s very own stellar techno star, Heather McLendon Social Media and Web Content Coordinator. I […]

Come and See~ Christmas Blessings

May the joy of Christmas surround, inspire and empower us all to heal the world.