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Daily Archives: April 28th, 2012

In Peace Let Us Pray to the Lord

by Jim Forest Some years ago, while in Moscow as a guest of the parish of Saints Cosmos and Damien, a church not far from the Kremlin, I was sitting at a desk just outside the office of the rector making notes for a talk I was to give that night. I had been at […]

The Road to Emmaus: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life

By Jim Forest Each of the stories about Christ’s resurrection is a challenge to the rational part of ourselves. Dead people are dead, period. There is the account in John’s Gospel of Mary Magdalene’s encounter with him near the empty tomb. Until he speaks to her by name, she thinks he must be the gardener. […]