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!
"Yes We Can": A Call to Right Action By Rev. Lauren Van Ham, M.A. February 2009 "I am open and I am willing. To be hopeless would seem so strange. It dishonors those who go before us. So lift me up to the light of change." —Holly Near, “I Am Willing” Rev.
"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