Suffering is not the whole Story…

Today we watch as members of our global community reel from a horrendous attack in Brussels.  As we listen or watch the news, we ask ourselves "why?" or "to what end?" or "when will this ever stop?" We each have the power to respond with compassion and to lift our hearts up in prayer for all members of our earthly family who are in need of our kindness, [...]

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Stand of Solidarity for Peace….

Please join me and other members of the Marylhurst community for a moment of silence and a picture to be shared through Marylhurst's communications in front of the Peace Pole [...]

Remembering Paris (and Beirut and more) – an Interfaith Candlelit Prayer Vigil

TONIGHT!  WEDNESDAY, NOV 18th SOLATIUM, a music ensemble featuring Marylhurst alumni Michelle Wodtli and Art Viloria with friends, will provide music of comfort, peace, [...]

Buddhist Mindfulness – Loving Kindness

In the wake of the horrific events that unfolded November 13th in Paris, it is challenging to focus on a prayer of gratitude. Why? Because there are so many other prayers that [...]

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

There is an interesting lecture coming up next week sponsored by The Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. For all details, images and more go to their website [...]

“You will be great and you will be full.”

If we follow the trail of gratitude, we find there are countless people and events that allowed us the one thing, person or creation for which we are grateful for right now in [...]

Reflecting on Gratitude….

This time of year invites many to turn inward, to reflect on all that they are grateful for in their lives. This self-examination hopefully moves us towards action. For once [...]

Interfaith Dialogue – You’re Invited!

The following is taken from the flier announcing a talk with Sr. Cecilia Ranger, SNJM, PhD on Tuesday November 17th in the auditorium at Mary's Woods at 2:30pm. One of the [...]

Beginnings….

Our school year has begun, rich and full with hope and possibilities. New and returning students are welcomed with joy. They pursue educations that will have a positive impact [...]

Do you believe? Why or Why Not?

"Some of the most reverent people I know decline to call themselves religious. For them, religion connotes belief. It means being able to say what you believe about God and [...]

Catholic Social Teaching

Summer Blessings, I've been asked by several people to update the information I posted a while back regarding Catholic Social Teaching. The underlying theme in all [...]