Tag: Prayer

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    Tom and Kitty Stoner started the TKF Foundation in Annapolis, Maryland, to create green sanctuaries that would “offer a temporary place of sanctuary, encourage reflection, provide solace, and engender peace.” We visited some of the foundation’s faith-based partners in Baltimore to talk to them about how sacred places serve their communities. More

    June 10, 2010 | Comments

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    Jean Sweeney is a spiritual director who says everyone has a story to tell about their spiritual life. More

    May 14, 2010 | Comments

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    “Breathing is one of the most basic prayers,” says Liz Ellmann, who heads Spiritual Directors International. “We are so close to God we’re as near as our breath.” More

    February 26, 2010 | Comments

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    “For me Reiki is another form of prayer,” says spiritual director Lauri Lumby Schmidt. But a member of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops says this holistic Japanese healing technique is “not of God.” More

    February 12, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch scenes from an early-morning memorial service in Port-au-Prince to mark the one-month anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. More

    February 12, 2010 | Comments

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    “If any event ever merited the description of miracle,” says the Rev. Christian Fuhrer, it was the 1989 revolution that reunited East and West Germany, “a revolution that grew out of the church.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    There will always be a purpose to monastic life, say the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, as long as there is a need in the world for silence, prayer, simplicity, and balance. More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    Doctors who pray with patients and family members “puts a sense of comfort in you,” says Chris Barkley. “Normally, doctors don’t do that, and it makes people feel closer to the doctor. You want them to care just as much as you do.” More

    October 23, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch highlights of the September 25 event at the US Capitol where 3,500 Muslims prayed “for the soul of America.”

    September 28, 2009 | Comments

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    Composer and conducter Thomas Beveridge says his Yizkor Requiem is “a quest for spiritual roots” and a musical bridge between Christianity and Judaism. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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