Posts tagged with ‘interfaith dialogue’

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Our Words, Our Breath, Our Bodies, Our Spirit

by Carl McColman

Once again, Alison Leigh Lilly wows me with the elegance, beauty and insight of her writing. The fact that her most recent blog post begins with something I tweeted yesterday is not only a delight in itself for me, but her reflections in that post are so rich and relevant to concerns that I am […]

Interfaith 9/11 Memorial Service in Decatur, GA

by Carl McColman

Several hundred people of various faiths, ethnic backgrounds, and nationalities gathered together at the Decatur Hotel Ballroom in downtown Decatur, GA yesterday evening to commemorate the tragedy of September 11, 2001 — and to celebrate and work toward a brighter future based on cooperation, dialogue, peace and understanding. Sponsored by a consortium of organizations including […]

Catholic Teaching on Inter-Religious Dialogue

by Carl McColman

The Catechism of the Catholic Church speaks clearly about the need for positive inter-religious encounters. It sees part of the mission of every Christian to include “a respectful dialogue with those who do not … accept the Gospel. Believers can profit from this dialogue by learning to appreciate better ‘those elements of truth and grace […]

Of Gods and Men: Of Martyrs for Life

by Carl McColman

Of Gods and Men, the award-winning French film about Cistercian monks who lived at the Monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria and who were killed in 1996 during the Algerian civil war, will begin showing in Atlanta next Friday, April 1. I had the privilege to attend an advance screening sponsored by Sony Pictures today. The […]

WSCA Interview Tonight

by Carl McColman

Tonight I’ll be interviewed by Deidre Hebert on WSCA 106.1 FM in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for her “Pagan FM” program. Dee is doing a series on Paganism in conversation with other faiths, and I suspected I was selected to be the Catholic on the show because of my former sojourn in the Pagan community. So […]

Interfaith Atlanta

by Carl McColman

If you live in or near Metro Atlanta, and are interested in joining the great conversation between persons of different religions, faiths, and/or wisdom traditions, here are a few online resources to get you started: ATLANTA INTERFAITH LEADERS FELLOWSHIP — An informal organization for bringing together persons of all faiths who share an interest in […]

A Perspective on the Peacemaking Retreat

by Carl McColman

I know a lot of folks have asked me to post on the Celtic Spirituality, Contemplation and Peacemaking retreat that took place in Northern Ireland last month. And I’m sorry that I’ve done nothing more than upload a few photographs. To be honest, I’ve been engaged in an exciting project that I’m not quite at […]