Intercessory Prayer Service Monday August 15th…

This Monday - on the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - there is a wonderful opportunity to experience 3 modes of prayer within the Catholic tradition in one service! At Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (just down the road from Marylhurst on 'A' Ave & 8th St in Lake Oswego) the following prayer groups Charismatic       [...]

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A Prayer for Water

Each day I can take a shower, fill my water bottle, give water to my dog, make soup, see grass and plants grow, and other animals drink their fill I am reminded of how graced [...]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    On this day commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I'd like to share the following from the King [...]

Ordinary Time….

yet not 'ordinary.' This week after concluding the Christmas Season with the baptism of the Lord, the Church entered a period of "ordinary time." Time that is measured and [...]

A Solstice remembrance….

 A quote from John Davis as found in Esther de Waal's To Pause at the Threshold: "There is a place within the providence of God for the darkness, the night, the shadow. Our [...]

So little time and so much need….

December is a month of busyness - however one observes tradition during this month. There is much getting ready and some waiting and time --- does ---- pass ---- and quickly. [...]

A Season of Hope, A Season of Service

Years ago when I began as a hospice volunteer, I was introduced to Rachel Naomi Remen, MD. She was quoted in an article on the role of service in hospice. Her ideas remain [...]

Thanksgiving address

For this week in our month of gratitude, I thought I would share with you the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address. For the complete prayer as well as a history of the prayer [...]

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 [...]