Emily Cool Greener, Lynn Domina

Lament for Pandemic

Emily Cool Greener offers a litany for the tumultuous times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mia Pohlman

Desert Woman

Mia Pohlman meditates on the gritty image of womanhood depicted in a painting of Our Lady of Częstochowa.

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Elizabeth Felicetti


Elizabeth Felicetti describes distractions that interfere with reverent prayer while prostrate on Good Friday.

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Paul W. Gleason

A New Creation: Performing the Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer formed the Church of England anew every day, but in a way that virtue theory (our dominant way of understanding Christian formation) is poorly equipped to understand.

Nathaniel Rogers

Lord, Make Me Unchaste, but Not Yet: A Review of Brett Foster’s The Garbage Eater

Brett Foster, The Garbage Eater (Evanston, IL: TriQuarterly Books, 2011).   It is said that we are what we eat, that our appetites and outputs are in sync. Often, that’s also the case in the relationship between reading and writing. In reading Brett Foster’s debut poetry collection, The Garbage Eater, it becomes readily apparent that—for […]

Dominique Ovalle, Jen Grabarczyk-Turner

I Love You: An Interview with Dominique Ovalle

An interview with California artist Dominique Ovalle on painting, beauty, murals, cockroaches in Palau, and a reality behind life as an artist.

Laura Lynn Brown

Learning to Pray

Laura Brown strings together snippets of memory from the “ragtag communities” that have taught her how to stitch her own “book of common prayers.”