Journal

Tag: Easter

The God Who Sees

By: Karen McNary Participant on our recent Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage, April 13-14, 2019 I came into Coracle’s Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage on Palm Sunday weekend feeling hurt but hopeful, exacerbated yet expectant. The weekend marked the end of the sixth...

Hope Comes from the Cave

I returned from the Holy Land just 10 days ago from Coracle’s most recent pilgrimage with the Telos Group.  What struck me this time particularly was how central caves are in the story of Christ and the hope of the world.  In Israel where stone is the dominant feature...

Tell Me the Story Again, Please

Bedtime stories. Epic ballads. Campfire tales. They are the stories that never grow old, that fade in one form only to emerge again arrayed with different adjectives, a different detail or two, but recognizable to anyone.  When we were very young, my older brother and...
PILATE’S QUAM, QUIDS, AND QUOD

PILATE’S QUAM, QUIDS, AND QUOD

By: John Gardner The role of Pilate has always been among the most confusing aspects for me in the story of the Passion of Christ.  Why does this figure play such an important role in the story?  Why was it necessary to narrate Pilate’s conversations with Jesus and...
The Gift of Lent Leading Us to Easter

The Gift of Lent Leading Us to Easter

What a sweet and tender Lenten season for many of us here in Baltimore who have been journeying together with George Hopkins and the Repentance Project. We have encountered great darkness and brokenness in our past with tentacles that reach into the present. We opened...