The Power of Addition

The Power of Addition

I remember the first time that I prepared to keep Lent. Brand new to the Liturgical traditions and having only a vague understanding of what it meant, I knew I was supposed to give something up. I understood that many people gave up alcohol. I thought that I could do...
Soul Restoration

Soul Restoration

By Father Tim   Dear Christ the Redeemer family, During Lent this year I invite you to a special time and space set apart for Soul Restoration. We think of Lent as a time of fasting, of denial, of taking on a particular spiritual discipline of some sort, and...
Uncovering The Image

Uncovering The Image

By Deacon Samuel Recently, I decided that I wanted to take up a new hobby—something creative and hands-on. After some consideration, I stumbled onto some videos of relief carvings, which entail carving an image that appears 3-D onto the surface of a flat plank of...
READ Crossings Weekly Newsletter

READ Crossings Weekly Newsletter

By Tess McKinley Several years ago, I had a dream of creating a redemptive theater company on Boston’s North Shore. Because of poor health and work constraints, that dream all but died. With health improvement, I gratefully acknowledged the Lord’s intervention on my...
READ Crossings Weekly Newsletter

READ Crossings Weekly Newsletter

By Fr. Malcolm Reid My insufficiently guarded lips have been known to say that when there is trouble in the church it too often begins with bishops! Well, they are sinners like the rest of us, and yes, they do on occasions lead the church into troubled waters. But I...
Crossings: An Unexpected Calling

Crossings: An Unexpected Calling

By Rebecca Cherry “I the Lord have called you in righteousness and will hold your hand. I will keep you and make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the gentiles, to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from the prison house, and to release from...