This week, we’ll have what may be the last opportunity in our lifetimes to experience the intersection of Good Friday and the feast of the Annunciation. We invite you to read Kevin Birth’s thoughtful exploration of this calendrical coincidence below, and to consider meditating on John Donne’s poetic exploration of the same coincidence tomorrow, on Good Friday itself.
DEATH be not proud, though some have called thee / Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not so . . .
He was a young man, and I could see fear in his eyes as he gripped the railings of the bed and struggled to breathe, sucking in heavily through the plastic mask feeding him oxygen. His body was wasting away from cancer, and the infections that had crept into his lungs were now forcing every […]
The first round results for the Fiction & Poetry and Memoirs, Devotionals, & Spirituality brackets are in. Higher seeds mostly held serve, with one or two upsets to keep things interesting. Here’s the updated bracket for your office pools. Vote for Round 2 on Facebook! Results Fiction & Poetry Dante’s Divine Comedy (1) defeated The Collected Poetry of T.S. […]
Yesterday, a physician challenged the Christian Medical Society (CMS)/CMDA at Penn State College of Medicine to intentionally engage family during the selfish time of Medical School.