Saturday, April 20, 2013
In this blog Katie Mears, Director of our US Disaster Preparedness
and Response Program, reiterates the importance of disaster
preparedness and shares some tips on how to create your...
Friday, December 16, 2011
Going through old emails allows for some very fascinating
discoveries many months later about the things you don’t yet want
to delete. Boy, am I glad I saved this one! Below are
the actual lyrics...
Saturday, November 12, 2011
I remember as a child visiting my aunt's house in Sri Lanka and
being intrigued by the wood-burning stove in her kitchen.
That intrigue later turned into dismay as I learned of the
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Today is the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, on which the
Church marks the conversion of one of its foundational
figures. It is appropriate that this feast day is in the
season of Epiphany,...
Friday, December 17, 2010
I know I’m not the only one: Photos, notes, and objects
held up by pushpins surround my desk. They remind me of
people, events and things in my life that ground me and get me
through the day. A...
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Words and actions can often seem hollow in the midst of extreme
tragedy. When images of orphans and vulnerable children flood
our television screens, when clean water and sanitation is absent
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
After 30 years of civil war, Sri Lanka is now into its second year
of peace. However, in many parts of the country the reality
is that the effects of the conflict are still present. There
Friday, April 16, 2010
A family takes refuge in a tent camp in Port-au-Prince following
the January 12 earthquake. Courtesy of UN Photos/Sophia ParisLast
Sunday, the Second Sunday of Easter, I gave a sermon at the Church