Free-write Prayers from Ecospirituality Class by the CHI Student Community April 2008 Photo by Sally Woods The following prayers were written as part of a class activity at the Earth-Based Spirituality module. Students were asked to write an on-the-spot prayer to be offered at the memorial of "a friend's father." All
Bring Your Own Numinous Self! Remembering Thomas Berry by Rev. Lauren Van Ham, M.A. August 2009 On June 1st, 2009, Father Thomas Berry—a Passionist priest, scholar, professor and self-professed “geologian”—died at age 94. I write this column in celebration of his life and the Great Work. Blessings be upon you, Thomas Berry!
At the Bedside of Mother Earth: A Call to Eco-Chaplaincy by Rev. Judith Cowles July 2008 “We return thanks to our mother, the earth, which sustains us. We return thanks to the rivers and streams, which supply us with water. We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines for the cure of
"What is the Power of Your Love?" Vows Renewal Ceremony for Eco-Chaplaincyby Rev. Lauren Van Ham, M.A.April 2008 Rev. Lauren Van Ham I delivered the following homily last June at my Renewing Ceremony. The ceremony was created as a ritual wherein I could renew my 1999 Ordination vows as an Interfaith minister and also