Month: January 2019

The Witness of an Ecumenical Marriage

My name is Franciny Jimenez. I’m a devout Catholic. This past July I married a man who is not a Catholic, his name is Uriah Wilson. He is a Baptist.

The Lord Commanded the Blessing

The words of Psalm 133 come to mind, “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity … for there the Lord commanded the blessing”.

So why are we praying this way?

The approach we’re taking this year to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity might raise a strong objection. Aren’t we supposed to mourn our disunity, not celebrate it?

Surprised by Ecumenism

I’m a Southern Baptist and work on staff for a majority-Catholic community in Jacksonville, Florida called ‘Spirit of Christ’.

Struggling Towards Unity

I struggled my way through by attending services at different Churches until, one day I felt the Lord speaking to me while listening to a talk

Drawing on the Riches of our Traditions

How can we better appreciate the riches of grace found in other Christian traditions? And how can we (and do we) draw upon those riches in our Sword of the Spirit communities?

Nobody Checked With Me! – Masiel Garcia

Many of us came to community life without anyone “checking with” us, we simply were born or grew up here. Masiel Garcia shares her experience.