(Dis)comfort & Joy

In my years studying to be a priest and working to build up faith communities, I never thought I’d advocate for people to physically stay away from the church, let alone on Christmas. Though the first doses of the COVID vaccines are being administered, the most loving course of action this year is for people …

Advent-Inspired Ignatian-Style 7 Day Devotional

This devotional is intended to be an additional prayer resource as we contemplate the Advent spirit of expectation. Originally created by Rev. Means-Koss for the Grace Episcopal Church (Alexandria, VA) parish, we thank them for letting us share this devotional with you. Please feel invited to use this devotional in its original structure or to …

Beginning the Day

As we venture into the day we are always pressed with the push and pull of the outside world. Emails, to-do lists, family members, traffic, and a whole host of other things contribute to how we act and react during the day. But how we begin the day, how we choose to set our sights …